Cliveden

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Description

Cliveden

Grade I listed garden, extensive woodlands and Italianate mansion

This spectacular estate overlooking the River Thames has a series of gardens, each with its own character, featuring topiary, statuary, water gardens, a formal parterre, Octagon temple, informal vistas, woodland and riverside walks. The present house, the third on the site, was built by Charles Barry for the Duke of Sutherland in 1851. Once the home of Nancy, Lady Astor, it is now let as an hotel and is open only on certain days

Name and credits for images of Cliveden

Reference: 116645

Description of image – The Secret Garden at Cliveden. Previously known as the Rose Garden, it is a fluid design of curved beds with a gravel path set within a lawn.

Credit for photograph: Stephen Robson

Copyright: ©NTPL/Stephen Robson

Name and credits for images of Cliveden

Reference: 92717

Description of image – View of the Fountain of Love in the garden at Cliveden.

Reference: 92710

Description of image – A sculpted hedge in the shape of a bird in the Long Garden of Cliveden Topiary.

Credit for photograph: Ian Shaw

Copyright: ©NTPL/Ian Shaw

Reference: 83255

Description of image – View of the south front of Cliveden, viewed from the Duke’s Seat, showing the clock tower, Borghese balustrade and parterre. The Italianate mansion was built by Charles Barry in 1850-1.

Credit for photograph: ©NTPL/Nick Meers

Copyright: ©NTPL/Nick Meers

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Location

Taplow Maidenhead Buckinghamshire,SL60JA