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York Gate Plant Record

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Notebook in which Sybil Spencer detailed plants purchased for York Gate Garden. 25x19cm bound in brown paper, duplicate book of 2 x 100 pp. Contains…

York Gate House Exterior

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Photographs of the outside of York Gate House.

Water Features

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The Water Features in York Gate Garden.

Visitors in the Garden

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York Gate Garden with visitors

The White Garden

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In 1966 the traditional Herbaceous Border was dug up and replaced with the White Garden, inspired by Kiftsgate in Gloucestershire.

The Old Orchard

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Photographs showing the development of the Orchard.

The Dell

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Plants and Structures in The Dell

Sybil's Tapes

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Transcriptions of 10 autobiographical recordings, on 5 audiotapes, made by Sybil Spencer towards the end of her life, with some handwritten notes and…

Sundials

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Sundials in York Gate Garden

Spencer Family Animals

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Animals owned by Spencer family