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New Publication

By | 2018-08-30T11:45:55+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Categories: News|

On the Spot: The Yorkshire Red Books of Humphry Repton, Landscape Gardener Patrick Eyres and Karen Lynch New Arcadian Press (29.7 cms x 23.3 cms, 206 pages, 165 illustrations). Price £20  https://www.newarcadianpress.co.uk/product/on-the-spot-the-yorkshire-red-books-of-humphry-repton-landscape-gardener/   The nine Yorkshire commissions of Humphry Repton spanned the twenty years between 1790 and 1810. Patrick Eyres and Karen Lynch enlarge the knowledge [...]

Repton 200

By | 2018-08-28T16:47:02+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Permanent|

In 2018 we join The Gardens Trust in celebrating the work of Humphry Repton (21 April 1752 – 24 March 1818), the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century, who was responsible for laying-out over 400 landscapes and gardens. Warwickshire has only two, one of which, Barrells House (Snitterfield), is of uncertain attribution. [...]

Jeremy Wright MP

By | 2018-07-15T14:06:30+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

WGT congratulates local MP Jeremy Wright on his appointment as Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. We hope he will use his new position to thwart the housing threat to the Wellesbourne Allotments which lie in his constituency of Kenilworth and Southam.

Painshill

By | 2018-07-15T13:42:04+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

The Painshill Park Trust is appealing for support against widening of the A3 to further encroach on this historically important C18 landscape garden. Dear Supporter of Painshill, First of all I would like to thank the thousands of you who have responded so magnificently to our petition. It is beginning to have some effect and already has attracted [...]

Warwick Castle – Rose Garden

By | 2018-10-09T08:27:03+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Categories: Campaigns|

The Rose Garden was designed by Robert Marnock in 1858. It was restored in c. 1985 to the original plans by WGT  member Paul Edwards and re-opened by the Princess of Wales. In 2016 most of this was torn out and replaced by the “Horrible Histories” maze. This was done without the planning consent required for [...]