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24 newly planted filberts on either side of the path, with bamboo canes for support and training.White gate at the end of the path with field beyond. Slide numbered 37

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View over the gate towards the excavations, crossing the driveway, carried out to repair the turning circle. This slide, numbered 61, was used to illustrate Sybil's talk " The Story of York Gate 1970" (YGA00940)

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View through the Circle Gate towards the Paved Garden, from outside the potting shed

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Letter from F Landon (Blacksmith) concerning the design for Robin's gate which accompanied a drawing on tracing paper (YGA00942). The letter aalso refers to a sketch of a latch and keep which is not present.

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Part of the Front Garden in the foreground with the Old Orchard behind

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Driveway with Yew Buns, looking towards the Orchard, Jardiniere, copper beech hedge and white gate visible amongst trees

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Steps down to Paved Garden. Wrought iron (Circle) gate and greenhouse corner in view, possible Japanese Turtle God - minogame - on wall, espalier pyracantha on house wall

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Wrought iron Circle Gate at the entrance to the Paved Garden (now at the entrance to the Pinetum)
Robin designed this gate which was based on a screen in the Victoria and Albert Museum, but wasn't happy with it here and took it down.

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Lawn at the bottom of the Pinetum, looking towards the wrought iron gate designed by Robin Spencer. Pillars topped with carved stone pineapples on either side of the gate, and clipped hollies to the right.
After Robin's death in 1982, Sybil…

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Victorian style metal gate between the Orchard Garden and the Pinetum.
The gate was designed by Robin Spencer, based on a screen in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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