Walled kitchen gardens in South Oxfordshire

Coombe Park

Context
Coombe Park is just outside the village of Whitchurch-on-Thames, nine kilometres west of Reading. The garden is located west of the house, situated in a large park along the River Thames.

Description
The map reference for Coombe Park in the 1st ed. OS of 1879 shows a half hectagon productive walled kitchen garden, with cruciform and perimeter paths. There is a central feature and glasshouses on the inside wall along the north of the garden and multiples to the south of the garden. There is a garden area to the south of the walled garden and an ornamental area with a glasshouse to the north of the walled garden. There is a possible orchard to the north of the walled garden.

Extant structures include walls and several greenhouses, also grass and trees.