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SPRINGWOOD ESTATE, (SPRINGWOOD CARAVAN PARK), WALLED GARDENLB12954

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
09/01/1992
Local Authority
Scottish Borders
Planning Authority
Scottish Borders
Parish
Kelso
NGR
NT 71456 33452
Coordinates
371456, 633452

Description

Ornamental walled flower garden, early 19th century, extended and altered later in 19th centruy, N, S and E walls survive; rubble-built;

N WALL: brick-lined on S face; centre round-arched gateway with ashlar dressings and hood-mould; panelled and 'fretted' chinoiserie 2-leaf door. Stepped E WALL heightened with red sandstone rubble at S above; early droved ahslar garteway with 1807 datestone and modern concrete lintel; wall buttresses at outer (E) face. S WALL: door with droved ashlar margins and vertically boarded door at left (W); principal entrance at raised off-centre gateway (new opening introduced for caravan access): droved ashlar margins; block pediment and cast-iron urn finial; wrought-iron gate withscallop-decoration at lower section; cast-iron urn finial at outer Se angle of S wall.

In front of S Wall is fenced enclosure, probably vegetable garden, retaining some of original wrought-iron scallop-detailed ecorative fence.

Statement of Special Interest

Walled Garden shown on 1861 estate plan. OS notebooks refer to the "flower and kitchen garden" (1858-60). Designs for various garden ornaments and structures survive (NMRA 1977/14/RXD/326) including a James Gillespie Graham sundial (n/d); a pheasantry (1855) and pagoda-style summer house (1859).

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