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Walled Garden, Clifton Park

A Category C Listed Building in Linton, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5311 / 55°31'51"N

Longitude: -2.3755 / 2°22'31"W

OS Eastings: 376396

OS Northings: 626438

OS Grid: NT763264

Mapcode National: GBR C4VH.H2

Mapcode Global: WH8YD.H71M

Plus Code: 9C7VGJJF+CR

Entry Name: Walled Garden, Clifton Park

Listing Name: Clifton Park, Walled Garden Including Shed

Listing Date: 20 February 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391732

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44974

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Linton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Kelso and District

Parish: Linton

Traditional County: Roxburghshire

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Mid 19th century. Near square-plan walled garden (approximately 3,600m2) with tiled coping to whinstone rubble outer walls; red brick inner linings to N, E and W (part whitewashed to N; missing greenhouses). SHED: single storey, whitewashed harl over red brick, rectangular-plan shed adjoining NW corner. Timber panelled door facing S; overhanging timber bracketed eaves; red tile piended roof. INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

Statement of Interest

The once impressive greenhouses (including a peach house) have gone and the W wall has partially collapsed, but this large, brick faced walled garden remains a good example of its type. The early Ordnance Survey map shows a planned garden within the walls, arranged about 2 intersecting paths - this has since disappeared. Originally associated with the nearby Clifton Park House (now ruinous), the garden formed part of a large estate owned by the Elliot family from 1845. Other listings within the estate include Clifton Lodge, Clifton Park stables and the ice house (see separate list entries).

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