List of sites on the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens

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This list of sites on the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens is a list of parks and gardens in England featured on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England. The list is managed by Historic England (formerly English Heritage), and currently includes about 1,600 sites.[1]

As with listed buildings, parks and gardens are graded on a scale: Grade I being internationally significant sites; these are therefore the most important and constitute around 10% of the total number. Historically important gardens are Grade II* (about 30% of the total), and the remainder are of regional or national importance and are Grade II registered. As with listed buildings, Registered Parks and Gardens can be searched on the National Heritage List for England (NHLE) website.[1]

Provided at the end of this page are those sites which were formerly listed, but have since been delisted.

The sites (alphabetical)[edit]

Parks and gardens[edit]

The Great Plait at Hestercombe is perhaps the most famous of the sites, laid out by Gertrude Jekyll and Edwin Lutyens between 1904 and 1906. It is listed Grade I, and is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
The terraced gardens at Cotehele, a Grade II* garden in Cornwall
Beech maze at Lincoln Arboretum, a typical Grade II park in Lincolnshire
Bridge End Gardens, a Grade II* group of seven interlinked 19th-century gardens in Saffron Walden


Undercliffe Cemetery, a Grade II cemetery in Bradford

The total number of cemeteries included on the Register is around 110. These include:[3]

Delisted sites[edit]

The grass staircase at Philips Park, Prestwich


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