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Tomb of Jekyll family

…place of three members of the Jekyll family who died within a short time of one another – Sir Herbert Jekyll (22 November 1846-29 September 1932), Gertrude Jekyll (29 November…


Munstead Wood

…room (surprisingly classical), large workroom (for Gertrude Jekyll’s craft pursuits), study and kitchen quarters. There is no ‘drawing room’ but ingle-nooks in hall and workroom. It is constructed of Bargate…


Munstead House

…Munstead Heath Road, ½ m. SE of the church. This was built for Gertrude Jekyll’s mother, on what was then an open heath, by J. J. Stevenson, 1877–8. The style,…


Gravestone to Julia Jekyll, Busbridge churchyard

…Commemorates Julia Jekyll, mother of Gertrude Jekyll, born 1813 died 1895. Moulded stone slab with curved top and cross in relief with splayed top and arms. Inscription at base. (Historic…


The Quadrangle

…the stables and workshops for Munstead Wood. Miss Jekyll’s property at Munstead Wood was inherited by her nephew Francis Jekyll and eventually divided up and sold. The buildings of The…



Photographer: John Trotter Millmead Gazetteer No. G0147 Date 1904 Address Snowdenham Lane Guildford, Surrey GU5 0AT England Description Gertrude Jekyll describes how she investigated the site of some derelict cottages…


Busbridge War Memorial Cross

…Sir Charles Munro Bart. on 23 July 1922. The churchyard contains three graves designed by Lutyens – Gertrude Jekyll (together with her brother and sister-in-law), Julia Jekyll (her mother) and…



…Surrey Hills countryside. Designed by Lutyens, it was built in 1897 for the Anglo-Irish poet and novelist, The Hon Emily Lawless, friend of Gertrude Jekyll and daughter of Lord Cloncurry….


Temple Dinsley

…A country house of early C18 origin, substantially enlarged by Edwin Lutyens 1908-11, at which time he and Gertrude Jekyll collaborated on the creation of the formal garden around the…


Hestercombe House

…wide terrace on its south front, with parkland meadows falling away to a magnificent view, a setting which must have stirred Gertrude Jekyll’s memories of Italian gardens. Added to that…