This is a most comprehensive study and guide of all of the trees that were contained within the grounds and gardens of Beckett Park, the immediate area around the mansion house. The first catalogue is dated July 1973 and is a survey carried out by J.W. Skinner. To read a copy of it in Pdf format please go HERE
There is another updated catalogue, also by J.W. Skinner dated July 1984 and there is a large map that was drawn up in 1952 and the catalogues contain a map from 1972. There is also a numbered list of the trees.
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