The history of Hertfordshire's gardens and parks

We have various documents, maps and photographs to help you research Hertfordshire’s parks and gardens. 


The following types of document might help:

  • Early county maps
  • Estate maps
  • Early Ordnance Survey maps (from around 1878)
  • Aerial photographs from 1940s, 1970s, and 1990s
  • Photographs
  • Magazine articles
  • Paintings and illustrations
  • Estate papers
  • Wills
  • Sales particulars
  • Designer’s plans
  • Reports of the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust.