English Heritage


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Address and contact details
The Engine House, Fire Fly Avenue , Swindon, SN2 2EH
Tel: 0370 333 1181
Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk
Web site: www.english-heritage.org.uk
Background to the collection
Year founded:English Heritage was formed under the terms of the National Heritage Act 1983 on 1 April 1984 (as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission), it became an independent charity (English Heritage Trust) on 1 April 2015.
Umbrella organisation:Historic England / Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission
Personnel
Head of Gardens & Landscape:John Watkins
Senior Gardens Advisors:Christopher Weddell and Michael Klemperer
Senior Landscape Advisor:Robin Copeland
Contact person:Christopher Weddell
Total Staff:Over 2,500 across 420 sites
Total Horticultural Staff:~90
Physical environment
Other sites of collection:12 main garden sites with dedicated garden teams:
Audley End House and Gardens
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
Home of Charles Darwin (Down House)
Eltham Palace and Gardens
Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden
Kenwood
Mount Grace Priory
Osborne
Walmer Castle and Gardens
Witley Court and Gardens
Wrest Park
Plant collection
Record Keeping:Yes
Record System:IrisBG

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