Winchelsea workhouse, date unknown

Dating shipston on stour

Guests will enjoy

There is a gravelled central walkway edged by varieties of thyme, leading to a central water feature with a cherub in lead. Standing with your back to the arbour, note the bulge in the walls of the house. Manchester has a growing scene also, but there are great locations even in many rural areas. Courtesy of Les Bearman and Alan Dickenson.

The main workhouse building was a two-storey stone structure running east-west, with an extension at its western end. At the top end of the walled garden near the house is a deep and richly planted new border, enjoying the heat of the brick wall.

An infirmary was erected to the west of the workhouse. Entering the garden from the far end of the broad lawn we have a good view of the house. Philadelphus and beech flank the stream on the left.

Female accommodation was at the east, and male at the west. These excavations showed that throughout the Roman period there was a Romano-Celtic temple on Grimstock Hill. During that time they have broadly maintained the structure of the garden but have transformed the planting. Walking on, we pass the pond on our left, with Ligularia, Telekia, Lythrum and Salix, a carpet of hyacinths in spring.

Rye workhouse entrance, c. On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

It is just to the east of the border with West Midlands county outside Birmingham. There is also a complex network of bus routes, both interurban and local.

However we have many other gardens you may like. Near the house the planting is quite formal.

Both our bedrooms are non-smoking. Features include a hydrotherapy pool and hammam room, as well as six treatment rooms.

There are also

The applicant must be a married man of mature age without family, and be able to produce the most satisfactory testimony of his ability and character. It is believed, however, that tramps were sent to perform work in the adjacent quarry rather than in work cells in the workhouse itself. Schizophragma hydrangeoides and climbing roses cover a new brick extension to the house, built by the current owners in onto an existing single storey building. Visitors are welcome to take a tour to see the glass being made mornings only. In it was requisitioned for military use, with the inmates being evacuated to Socknersh Manor.

Guests will enjoy scenic walks on the grounds. There are also medieval table tombs with effigies of Knights, including John de Clinton.