Investigate a local park or garden
Fill in the following questionnaire to describe one park or garden near where you live which you consider ‘old’:
Where can you find out more?
Search your local library, Lincoln Central Library and Lincolnshire Archives for local books, old newspaper cuttings and magazine articles.
Local history books:
Lost Lincolnshire Country Houses: Volume 1 – 4 by T.R. Leach and R. Pacey
Lincolnshire Country Houses & Families: Part 1 & 2 by Terence R Leach
The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Penguin 1989) by N. Pevsner & J. Harris
Look to see if your chosen park or garden is featured. Note any recorded details and if so, whether they are dated.
If your choice of park or garden is listed on the National Parks & Gardens register, you will find more information here: