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Character Walled, traditional, cottage-style garden, with lots of areas of interest, planted for scent and colour

Size Back garden is separated into two sections, which are 20x16.5m and 20x15m

Aspect The main section is south facing, and the back section shady, but it benefits from south-east Kent’s sunny micro-climate

Soil Light and sandy

Owner Tessa Sale, who has lived there for 29 years

House Queen Anne house, built in 1714

Open Will open in June 2020 as part of the Little Gardens of Sandwich (

Hidden behind medieval flint and brick walls, this garden in the historic village of Sandwich in Kent, is a floriferous delight, brimming with a multitude of scents and colours. Evoking the feeling that

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