Browse Collections (39 total)

York Gate Plant Record


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


Photographs of the outside of York Gate House.

York Gate Heritage Project - The Journals of Frederick Spencer


Transcripts and photographs of four journals kept by Frederick Spencer between 1939 and 1963, in which he recorded both national and international…

York Gate Heritage Project - Garden History


Research into garden history and design, carried out by a group of volunteers, with a particular focus on the Arts and Crafts movement, its influence…

Water Features


The Water Features in York Gate Garden.

Visitors in the Garden


York Gate Garden with visitors

The White Garden


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

The Old Orchard


Photographs showing the development of the Orchard.

The Dell


Plants and Structures in The Dell

Sybil's Tapes


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