1847-62 – Highnam Court, Gloucestershire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 4 of

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Thomas Gambier Parry engaged James 1 to construct a Walled Garden, rock garden and artificial lake in the grounds of his home at Highnam Court, Gloucestershire, which is the oldest known Pulham garden still in existence today.

Gardens contain artificial lake, Rock Garden, Owl Cave Grotto, and Walled Garden, well maintained and still in excellent condition.

1-5-04-1 - Highnam Owl Cave GrottoThe Owl Cave at Highnam Court


An additional ‘Chapter’ was published each month over a period of five years on this website under the tag of ‘Where? / Site of the Month’, and these can now be accessed alphabetically under the comprehensive ‘Where? / Gazetteer’ tag, so don’t miss those.   Click on the link to see the complete list of Pulham sites described and illustrated by Claude Hitching.

Another link that you might like to refer to takes you to the ‘Press and Media / Book Reviews’ tag, where you can read all the reviews of ‘Rock Landscapes‘ written by professional critics in the National and Garden Press.

To check out the names of the People and Places featured and illustrated in any of the other Chapters, click the CONTENTS link to return to the main CONTENTS Page.   Click here to go direct to the ‘Book Shop’.   Happy Reading to all our followers


 A full description of James Pulham’s work at Highnam Court – together with a number of pictures – can be found in Chapter 4 of Rock Landscapes: The Pulham Legacy – the definitive story of the lives and work of James Pulham and Son.   Written by Claude Hitching, with featured photography by Jenny Lilly.   Published by Garden Art Press.

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