Barton House grounds

Description of this historic site

The remains of formal gardens dating from the Post Medieval period. The earlier features included a 'Chinese Rail', a ha ha, a kitchen garden, and a pond with a boathouse. They are located to the north of the church at Barton-on-the-Heath.

Notes about this historic site

1 Gardens surrounding Grade II* Listed Post Medieval house. A ‘Chinese Rail’ is shown in a drawing of 1750 by Sanderson Miller, and other garden features include a lodge, walks, ha-ha, paddocks, pond with boathouse and kitchen garden. 20th century developments include a paeony garden, rose garden and Japanese garden.
Recommended for inclusion on Local List.

2 Shown on OS 1:10560 1884 Sht Warks 56SE.

3 OS 1:10560 1923 Sht Warks 56SE shows grounds shaded.

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