Compton Scorpion Manor gardens

Description of this historic site

The site of Compton Scorpion Manor gardens dating to the Imperial period. It was restored during the 20th century. Enclosures, possibly gardens, and earthworks are marked on Ordnance Survey maps 1884 and 1886. It is situated south east of Windmill Hill. Recommended for inclusion on Local List by Lovie.

Notes about this historic site

1 Late 17th century house with 18th century alterations, birthplace of poet Sir Thomas Overbury, 1581. Gardens re-made from 1989 following Jekyll colour schemes. Recommended for inclusion on Local List.
23 The OS 1:10560 1884/6 Shts 53SW/SE show small enclosed areas, possibly gardens, together with traces of earthworks.

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