Browse Collections (39 total)

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.

York Gate Heritage Project - The Journals of Frederick Spencer

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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

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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

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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…