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Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum (Mythic Sculpture Garden)

Opening Arrangements: 
Visit web site for information - http://www.stonelanegardens.com
District: 
Teignbridge
Parish: 
Chagford
Grid ref: 
SX 709 908
Map no: 
Landranger 191
Type of site: 
Modern arboretum with sculpture garden.
Description: 

A 5 acre landscaped arboretum and water garden developed by the Ashburners to display National Collections of wild-origin Birch and Alder, attractively grouped and enhanced by an imaginative summer sculpture exhibition and other planting. Ken Ashburner began planting the gardens in 1971 with seed raised from wild-origin seed from Canada, USA, Europe, India, the Himalayas and Japan.

Holds National Collections of Birch and Larch.

Clump of birches with integrated sculpture.
Plaque celebrating the work of founder Kenneth Ashburner.
Conservation Area: 
No
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 
No
Area of Great Landscape Value: 
No
Nature Conservation Zone: 
Yes
Coastal Preservation Area: 
No
National Park: 
Yes
Scheduled: 
No
Evidence: 
MapView plan`scale 1 2500 Ordnance Survey Map Getmapping aerial photograph 1:2500
References: 
www.mythicgarden.users.btopenworld.com
Status: 
on Devon Gazetteer