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Walled Garden Cucumber Frame

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Restoration of the Cucumber Frame


Built in 1864 and formally the kitchen garden serving Wollaton Hall, the Walled Garden has become dilapidated over the years. Working with partners across Nottinghamshire, the Walled Garden restoration is part of a major project to transform the Wollaton Hall & Deer Park estate to a World of Wonder. One aim is to restore the Cucumber Frame to its original condition by rebuilding the timber and glazed superstructure, which will be an iconic feature to the Walled Garden.

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Project developments

The former Cucumber Frame has been cleared and the brambles and trees dug out to help maintain and protect the structure. Sections of the Cucumber Frame’s wall have been built and repointed to give stability to the walls.

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The appeal

The aim of the appeal is to raise donations to restore the frame to its original condition by rebuilding the timber and glazed superstructure.

You can help us by making a donation that goes directly to helping rebuild the structure.

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Make a difference

Did you know you can help by making a donation to the Cucumber Frame appeal?

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Thanks to our partners

Wollaton’s Walled Garden project works with many partners across Nottinghamshire, including:

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Discover more about the restoration?

At Wollaton Hall & Deer Park, there is a a project to transform it into a World of Wonder accessible to everyone. Part of this project is to conserve & restore the Walled Garden, to bring to life and unify the estate of Wollaton Hall & Deer Park.

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