2000, A glimpse of the past

A Glimpse of the Past

These pictures, taken in the late 70’s, provide valuable evidence of the main glass houses seen during the latter stage of decline. The Tomato House stands in the foreground with the forcing beds, Melon House, Fig House and Vinery House in receding order.


The Vinery is quite obviously still in use at this point, but it is not clear as to what is being cultivated.


Attention has been given to clearing some of the path and maintaining the border to a limited extent.


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