A nostalgic stroll through Norwich Plantation Gardens

Posted:
01h00 22 April 2017



Update:
3:41 p.m. October 9, 2020

Take a trip down memory lane with this selection of Plantation Garden photos from the 80s and 90s.


David Jackson at work at Plantation Garden, Norwich. Dated March 11, 1993. Photo: Archant Library
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2. David Jackson works hard on the railing of the Plantation Garden, Norwich. Dated March 11, 1993.


Diana Collis Heuvel, member of the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust committee.  Photo: Archant

Diana Collis Heuvel, member of the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust committee. Photo: Archant Library
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3. Diana Collis Heuvel, a member of the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust committee, inspects the 10 foot wide and 8 foot deep hole discovered in the grounds of the Plantation Garden.


The Gothic fountain photographed on November 2, 1991. Photo: Archant Library

The Gothic fountain photographed on November 2, 1991. Photo: Archant Library
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4. The Gothic Plantation Garden fountain is lit after restoration by Dr Brent Elliot, librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society, taken on November 2, 1991.


Plantation gardens being surveyed, October 16, 1984. Photo: Archant Library

Plantation gardens being surveyed, October 16, 1984. Photo: Archant Library
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5. Mrs. Bryony Nierop-Reading inspecting the plantation gardens in Norwich, October 16, 1984


The "Secret garden" (Plantation Gardens, Norwich).  Photo: Archant Library

The “secret garden” (Plantation Gardens, Norwich). Photo: Archant Library
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6. Taken on January 18, 1990, John Watson can be seen in part of the “Secret Garden” (Plantation Gardens, Norwich).


The plantation gardens were discovered ten years ago, taken October 8, 1991. Photo: Archant Library

The plantation gardens were discovered ten years ago, taken October 8, 1991. Photo: Archant Library
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7. The Plantation Gardens were discovered ten years ago, appearing abandoned and overgrown, taken on October 8, 1991.


The Victorian fountain built of chimney bricks, tiles and brick moldings, dated January 16,

The Victorian fountain built of chimney bricks, tiles and brick moldings, dated January 16, 1990. Photo: Archant Library
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8. Detail of the Victorian fountain built of chimney bricks, tiles and brick moldings in the Plantation Gardens, Norwich, photographed January 16, 1990.

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