Late-Victorian gentleman's suburban villa
The house is typical of the many thousands that were built for prosperous business and professional people on the fringes of Victorian towns and cities. Sunnycroft is one of the very few -- perhaps the only one -- to have survived largely unaltered and with a remarkable range of its contents remaining. The grounds amount to a 'mini-estate', with pigsties, stables, kitchen garden, orchards, conservatory, flower garden and superb Wellingtonia avenue
Name and credits for images of Sunnycroft
Description of image - A close view of part of the Victorian conservatory at Sunnycroft built by R. Halliday & Co. who were responsible for the glasshouses at Waddesdon Manor.
Description of image - Part of a mixed border in the flower garden at Sunnycroft which includes delphiniums. The property is one of the few remaining Late-Victorian gentleman's villas that is largely unaltered.
Credit for photograph: Clive Boursnell
Copyright: ©NTPL/Clive Boursnell
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