Garden plan for A. de Gelsey

Scope and Content

Pencil on paper

Plan shows [house], garage, lawn, gravel drive, oil tank, brick paving, and grounds with named trees and formal area with named varieties of roses. Beds are annotated with planting layouts and plant names including Latin and common names and named varieties

Plan shows alternative design for similar area as shown in CAN/18/1

Pencil inscription at upper edge, ‘A. De Gelsey Esq’

Pencil inscription at lower left edge, ‘Drovers. Office’

Pencil annotation in large letters across centre of plan, ‘Superceded’

Sketched plan and pencil annotation on reverse, ‘Drovers. Office. 1/16 = 3 ft’ and ‘Further field’

Dimensions: 106.4 (w) x 68.2 (h) cm

Fair condition; some foxing; significant smudging; repaired tear towards the centre of the plan