Hemingford House villa garden, Alveston

Description of this historic site

The garden attached to Hemingford House, which was created in the Imperial period as a villa and grounds. It is marked as such on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. The garden is to the south west of the Church of St James, Alveston.

Notes about this historic site

1 Hemingford House itself is Grade II Listed and is now a Youth Hostel; the gardens consist of pleasure grounds with mixed plantings, walks, paddocks and small park.
2 OS 1:10560 1st ed. 1886 Sht Warks 44NE clearly shows villa and grounds.

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