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6–7 June 2020

6–7 June 2020

Vestry House

Vestry House
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:30–15:00

Activities

The gardener will be present to talk about the history and plants in the garden.

 

Entrance

Laurence Pountney Hill
Nearest postcode: EC4R 0EH

Buses

15, 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 133, 141, 149, 344, 521

Stations

Bank, Monument, Mansion House

Cycle hire station

Monument Street (Map)

Public toilets

Eastcheap (Map)
Saturday 09:00-17:00
Sunday 09:00-17:00

Access

No wheelchair access. Mainly laid with stone, small gravel and decking area

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

This award-winning garden was developed on the historic site of the 12th-century churchyard of St Laurence Pountney and the College of Corpus Christi. These two buildings were destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and were never replaced. In this unique, privately owned space, there is a mix of traditional parterre-style planting and a more contemporary design. Nectar-rich flowers grow in a secluded area in a naturalistic style. The wisteria walkway and espalier fruit trees reflect the formality, while textural hard landscaping contrasts well with the perfect lawn. Tombs and headstones are woven into the planting design which focuses on increasing biodiversity.

Gardener: Marion Blair
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:30–15:00

Activities

The gardener will be present to talk about the history and plants in the garden.

 

Entrance

Laurence Pountney Hill
Nearest postcode: EC4R 0EH

Buses

15, 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 133, 141, 149, 344, 521

Stations

Bank, Monument, Mansion House

Cycle hire station

Monument Street (Map)

Public toilets

Eastcheap (Map)
Saturday 09:00-17:00
Sunday 09:00-17:00

Access

No wheelchair access. Mainly laid with stone, small gravel and decking area

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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