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Historic gardens of Victoria

Watts, Peter

Historic gardens of Victoria

a reconnaissance : from a report of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

by Watts, Peter

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Victoria.
    • Subjects:
    • Historic gardens -- Australia -- Victoria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peter Watts ; edited by Margaret Barrett.
      ContributionsBarrett, Margaret, 1936-, National Trust of Australia (Victoria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB466.A72 V539 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2789390M
      ISBN 100195543971
      LC Control Number83216707

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      Now a national historic site owned by the Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services, St. Ann’s remains one of Victoria’s premier landmarks surrounded by heritage gardens and greenspace to provide an oasis in the centre of the Capital city. From AU$ per night on Tripadvisor: Eurambeen Historic Homestead & Gardens, Beaufort. See 38 traveller reviews, 40 candid photos, and great deals for Eurambeen Historic Homestead & Gardens, ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / inns in Beaufort and rated 5 of 5 at Tripadvisor.5/5(38).

      A National Historic Site and spread over 55 acres, there are walking trails that connect lavish floral gardens, cascading fountains, ponds and rock gardens. Here, amidst an enchanting floral aroma, you can enjoy a 2- hour self-guided tour through many themed gardens, including The Rose Garden, The Japanese Garden, The Italian Garden and /5(2).   Victorian Gardens: five more places to explore 1) Brodsworth Hall, Near Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Where gardens have been restored. The fine Italianate lawns and terraces of Brodsworth embody the Victorian garden aesthetic. Its pleasure gardens are six hectares in size and the entire site has undergone extensive restoration by English Heritage.


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