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SURPRISES IN SOUTHEND…a follow up

A few months ago I shared some photos and comments about the cliffside gardens at Southend, and asked if anyone knew any more about them.  Earlier this week I was sent a links to some old movie footage [thanks Donna] which … Continue reading

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A Surprise at Southend 3….

Just to prove that garden history doesn’t always have to be about stately homes, statues of Queen Victoria or 18thc planting schemes,  the real surprise at Southend was nestling in the undergrowth at the foot of the cliffs.  Don’t read … Continue reading

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A Surprise at Southend 2…..

Having wandered up through the Cliff Gardens there were three more surprises in store for me.   I saw the first as I reached the top of the cliff path when I was greeted by sight of Prittlewell Square, a … Continue reading

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A Surprise in Southend…

I had to go to Southend last week – a place I didn’t really know – and so I checked on the Parks and Gardens UK database to see if there were any interesting gardens to visit while I was … Continue reading

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