The garden


The small walled museum garden is based on a border in the garden Gertrude Jekyll designed for Millmead, a house she commissioned in Bramley from Edwin Lutyens.  The summer house is a copy of the one Lutyens designed for Millmead.  The plants are all ones Miss Jekyll used in her gardens.  The circular steps, topiary peacock, decorative paving laid out around a millstone, and the use of local building materials (Bargate stone, brick and tile and untreated oak) are characteristic of the gardens she created with Sir Edwin Lutyens.



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