A Rock Garden Recreated – The Restoration of the Backhouse Rock Garden at Burnby Hall Garden, Pocklington – ZOOM PRESENTATION – Wednesday 13th March at 6pm
We are linking in to the second in a series of Zoom lectures for the Yorkshire Gardens Trust in conjunction with The Gardens Trust.
The period 2016 to 2019 saw the complete restoration of the substantial early 20th century Rock Garden at Burnby Hall Gardens. Originally created for the owners of Burnby Hall, Major Percy and Mrs Katharine Stewart, by James Backhouse and Son of York, a substantial Heritage Lottery Fund grant supported the transformation of this unique location using the original planting catalogue.
This illustrated lecture features a brief history of the Stewarts and details the extensive work that has been undertaken to restore the Rock Garden, including obtaining the funding, the challenges that were overcome, and its ongoing maintenance.