Hill Garden and Pergola
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Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
A favourite of local artists, this formal Arts and Crafts garden, created between 1910 and 1925 by Thomas Mawson for soap magnate Lord Leverhulme and restored in the 1990s, is a little-known part of Hampstead Heath. In late spring the raised, covered pergola – as long as Canary Wharf is tall – is festooned with wisteria, but great views of London are to be had at any time of year. Visit during the early evening and you might see roosting long-eared bats.
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Once the setting for garden parties and evening strolls, the elaborate Pergola overlooks West Heath and was created by Lord Leverhulme and landscape architect Thomas Mawson. When construction began in 1905, the large gardens of The Hill needed to be raised...