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The Old Rectory, Manston

Sturminster Newton

Beautifully restored 5 acre garden. S-facing wall with 120ft herbaceous border edged by old brick path. Enclosed yew hedge flower garden. Wildflower meadow marked with mown paths and young plantation of mixed hardwoods. Well maintained walled Victorian kitchen garden with new picking flower section. Large new greenhouse also installed. Knot garden now well established.
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    What the visitors may find interesting on coming to this garden is the early stage of the creation of garden rooms. We have planned three here and they are beginning to take shape. They have been designed to utilise yew, beech and hornbeam for the enclosed spaces filled with herbaceous perennials.

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The Old Rectory, Manston- Canceled

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Owner Information

Andrew & Judith Hussey
01258 474673
judithhussey@hotmail.com

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How to find us

The Old Rectory, Manston
Manston
Sturminster Newton
Dorset
DT10 1EX

6m S of Shaftesbury, 2½m N of Sturminster Newton.
  • More detailed directions
    From Shaftesbury, take B3091. On reaching Manston, past Plough Inn, L for Child Okeford on R-hand bend. Old Rectory last house on L.

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What the visitors may find interesting on coming to this garden is the early stage of the creation of garden rooms. We have planned three here and they are beginning to take shape. They have been designed to utilise yew, beech and hornbeam for the enclosed spaces filled with herbaceous perennials.

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