Whitelaw House garden, 4 Hillmorton Road, Rugby

Description of this historic site

Villa pleasure grounds, lawns, shrubberies, formal garden, kitchen garden. Some planting surviving at time of survey. Recommended for inclusion on Local List by Lovie.

Notes about this historic site

12 Whitelaw House garden, 4 Hillmorton Road, Rugby.
First house to be built as a Rugby School boaring house. Villa pleasure grounds with walks, lawns, shrubberies, formal garden, mixed planting, geometric parterre, kitchen garden to W.
Lovie reports that path pattern simplified since 1850. Outlines of some parterre beds could still be seen at time of Lovie’s report (1996/7) with some planting survive from early 19th century. Lovie lists some trees surviving at time of his survey.

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