26 High Street, The Manor House - garden and general history

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Notes on the garden and a summary of the history. For more details on the latter see the book 'Wheatley Manor' of which there is a copy in the Wheatley Library.

During the 1970s, the Distrct Council atempted a compulsory purchase of the Breach fields for housing but this was fought off by the Hassalls.

Gardener, Reg Beechey was used as the 'model' for God over the entrance to All Souls College, see write-up and photo included.

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