Gazetteer Project – BGT Research Programme

Restored gazebo at Moor Close, May 2010

The primary objective of this research programme will be to create a record of the parks and gardens of historical and local significance in Berkshire.

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Gazetteer Project – Definition of Terms


This paper discusses:- Definitions of the things that are of concern to BGT ie gardens, parks, cemeteries, orchards and allotments.

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Gazetteer Project – Initial List of Parks and Gardens


This list, also known as the BGT depository of parks and gardens, consists of over 250 properties in Berkshire.

The list was compiled from published sources. It was not intended to be selective, the only requirement being that a park or garden in Berkshire has been mentioned in a published source and the inclusion of a park or garden on this list does not mean that it will necessarily appear in the gazetteer.

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