Swainston, Calbourne - Isle of Wight (UA)

Mid-late C18 woodland garden, set in parkland, with intersecting avenues and water features incorporating earlier fishponds from a Bishopric manor, now a hotel, Remnant garden features lie in several ownerships and woodland compartments. Where parkland has been converted to arable land or and light industrial use loss of historic character and designed landscape intentions has occured.The southern portion of the estate, including a temple, is separated from the core by a road. A joint approach to further conservation priorities has been recommended as part of a parkland plan process in 2020.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Swainston
    Heritage Category:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1000930
    Local Planning Authority:
    Isle of Wight (UA)
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Landscape park

Location

    Unitary Authority:
    Isle of Wight (UA)
    Parish:
    Calbourne
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Isle of Wight
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Park and garden
    Condition:
    Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems
    Vulnerability:
    High
    Trend:
    Declining
    Ownership:
    Mixed, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II, 3 LBs

Contact Details

Kay Richardson 0207 973 3647