Hinton Ampner

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Description

Hinton Ampner

One of the great gardens of the 20th century

A masterpiece of design by Ralph Dutton, 8th and last Lord Sherborne, the 5-hectare (12-acre) garden unites a formal layout with varied and informal plantings in pastel shades. There are magnificent vistas over 32 hectares (80 acres) of parkland and rolling Hampshire countryside. The house contains Ralph Dutton’s fine collection of Regency furniture, Italian paintings and hardstone items

Name and credits for images of Hinton Ampner

Reference: 80214

Description of image – Misty view across the yew garden at Hinton Ampner in October, showing the autumnal colours and ground frost.

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Credit for photograph: Stephen Robson

Copyright: ©NTPL/Stephen Robson

Reference: 80199

Description of image – Clipped yews in the garden at Hinton Ampner, taken in the early evening in June. The trees are clipped into mushroom shapes and a stone sundial may be seen at the end of the vista.

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Location

Bramdean nr Alresford Hampshire,SO240LA