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5 Hertford Street, Mayfair, London

(formerly Tiddy Dols) 227-30; architectural fragments 228, 230; Assyrian lions 228, 228; cigar shop 227; cornice 228; courtyard garden 227, 228, 230; dining room 227; fireplace 228, 230; fountains 228; lion’s head 230; Loulou’s (basement nightclub) 230; mini-grotto 228, 228; mosaic floor 230; plant theatre 228, 230; Roman birdcage temple 228, 230, 230; RSJ beam 228, 230; sarcophagi 228, 230, 230; shell fountain 227; smoking garden 227 9/11 (September 11, 2001) 181 Abramovič, Marina 17 abutment, concrete 32 Acacia pravissima 272 Acanthus 53 Acer 100, 196, 272 Achaume, Claude 230 Achillea 278 Acidanthera murielae SEE Gladiolus m. aconite 272, 276 acroteria 209, 214 Adam, Robert (1728-92) 28, 159 Adventures of Tintin, The (Georges Remi,

‘Hergé’) 99 Afghan coats 135 Agapanthus 84, 100, 107, 196, 280; A. Back in

Black (‘B in B’) 276; A. ‘Northern Star’ 278 Alchemilla 133 Aldridge, James 78 Alfriston, E. Sussex 15 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis

Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)) 9, 10, 185, 235 Alice Trust, The 31 Allingham, Helen Mary Elizabeth (1849-1926) 64 Allium 119, 179, 203, 246, 249, 278, 287; A.

hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ 246; A. stipitatum ‘White Giant’ 129 Amadis of Gaul 28 Amiel, Barbara Joan Estelle, Baroness Black of

Crossharbour 65 Ammi majus 280 ammonites 51, 77, 174, 248 Ancaster stone 40 Angelica 115, 119, 246; A. archangelica 280 Annabel’s, Berkeley Square, London 227, 230 annuals 87, 196, 278, 284; scented a. 275 aphid, woolly 1577 Appian Way, Rome 79 apple 16, 269; a. ‘Bramley’s Seedling’ 99, 99 Aquilegia 87, 129, 145 arboretum 167 Arbutus 11 archaeology 13, 235 Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red

(‘Bonmadcher’) 246, 263 armatures 181, 182, 184, 184, 185 artichoke, globe 11, 115, 280 Arun, River, W. Sussex 209 Arundel, Alathea Howard, Countess of (née

Talbot) (1590-1654) 203, 209 Arundel, Cathedral Church of Our Lady and

St Philip Howard, W. Sussex 203, 212, 219 Arundel, Henry FitzAlan, 12th Earl of (1512-

80) 203, 219 Arundel, Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of (1586-

1646) 203, 209; portrait of T.H. 206, 212, 219 Arundel Castle, W. Sussex 203-21; Alathea’s fountain 221; Arundel Marbles 206, 209; beech pergolas 203; bronze agaves 212; canal 209; cascade 203; ‘Collector Earl’s Garden’ 203, 206; Dancing Crown fountain 203, 209, 212; Earl’s coronet fountain 221; Eastern Court 209; former car park 209; gilded bronze agave 212, 221; grotto 207; gunnera fountain sketch 221; Inigo gate 212, 219; Italian doorway 212, 217, 221; kitchen garden 212; Lumley obelisks 203; muniment room 209; oak pergola 209, 209, 212; oak portal 206; obelisk 219; Oberon’s Palace 203, 206, 207, 209, 209, 212, 219, 220, 221; Park Temple 209, 214, 217; pillar screen 203; railings 206, 207; River Arun Temple, wild-man caryatid 221; shepherd’s hut 214; talbot fountain 209, 221; tufa mountain 209; urn fountains 203, 209, 212, 221; wall to St Nicholas churchyard 212; weir gadrooning 221 Arundel House, London 203, 206, 209, 212 ash 49, 53, 189, 195, 235, 273; a. roots 29 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 209 Aster turbinellus SEE Symphyotrichum turbinellum Asthall Church, Oxon. 119, 127 Asthall Manor, Oxon. 98, 115-34, 119, 127;

Annie’s garden 120; attics 115; back courtyard 127; ballroom 115; bench 127; borders 119; box parterres 119; courtyard 115, 119; Dora’s garden 127; drive 119; grass terrace 119; gravel paths 119; gypsy caravan 120; ‘hons’ cupboard’ 115; laundry roof 119; leat pond 120; loggia/cloister 115; meadow 127; plan 120; pool 119, 120; porch 133; rose garden 131; schoolroom 115; sculpture show 115, 120; seats and tables 120; stone arch 129; swimming pool 120, 131; s.p. pavilion 127, 131; telephone kiosk 115; tennis court 119, 120; thatched hermitage 131; thatched shelter 120; vegetable garden 120; veranda 133; wild meadow 131; yew waves 127 Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii ‘Purpurlanze’ 280 Astrantia 115, 129 Aubrey, John (1626-97) 9, 55, 209 auricula, show 249 Avebury, Wilts. 19 Aylesbury, Bucks. 51 azalea 15 Azara microphylla 275 Babar the Elephant (Jean de Brunhoff) 99 badger-proofing 239 Badminton, Glos. 28: embrasure and bench

26; hermit’s cell (‘Urganda’s Cell’) 26, 27, 28, 29, 78 Ballard, Helen (1909-95) 72 ballast 181 bamboos 15 banana 111, 275 Bannerman, Bertie 212, 235 Bannerman, Christine 15 Bannerman, Hilda 12, 13, 13, 15, 16 Bannerman, Hugh 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 227 Bannerman, Isabel 9-29, 51, 57, 61, 72, 77, 78,

171, 199, 269; father 25, 119; grandmother 11; grandparents 18; mother 228, 235; parents 11, 12, 61 Bannerman, Ismay 235 Bannerman, James 16 Bannerman, Julian 9, 13-29, 31, 42, 55, 57, 61,

65, 65, 71, 78, 79, 80, 87, 99, 100, 133, 135, 139, 145, 157, 157, 163, 165, 167, 172, 173, 181, 195, 227, 227, 230, 235, 239, 242, 269, 273; grandparents 13, 13 Bannerman, Rex 235 Bannerman, Susan SEE Marindin, Susan Ann

Ismay Barcelona 18, 19; B. Botanical Garden (Jardí

Botànic de B.) 19; B. Technical School of Architecture (Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de B.) 19; elBulli Restaurant 19; 1992 Olympic Games 19; Parc de Cervantes 19 Barragán, Luis (1902-88) 23 barrows, Neolithic 18 Bastard, John (c1688-1770) 19 Bastard, William (c1689-1766) 19 Batcombe, Somerset 16 Bath, Somerset 19, 25, 61, 64

Bath and Wells, Bishop of 203 Bath stone 64, 97, 98, 100, 100, 107, 135, 136,

136, 167, 242 baths, ancient 203 Batsford book 135, 145 Bauhinia × blakeana 159 Baxter, Sandy 173, 174, 174, 179, 209, 212, 214;

father 214 Baxter, W&A, Petworth, W. Sussex 173 Beagle, H.M.S., replica 18 bean, broad 15 bean, runner 15 Beaufort, Caroline Jane Somerset, Duchess of

(1928-95) 28 Beaufort, David Robert Somerset, 11th Duke of 28 Beaufort, Elizabeth Somerset, Duchess of

(1713-99) 28 beech, copper 235; b. hedge 100; b., southern or bastard SEE Nothofagus; b. trees 119, 273; weeping b. 139, 152; b.woods 49 beetle, elm bark 27 bellflower, nettle-leaved SEE Campanula trachelium benches 120, 139, 163, 181, 182; red-oxide b.

140; Regency iron b. 136 Bennett, Alan: The Lady in the Van 20 Benton End, Hadleigh, Suffolk 87 Bell, Tom 227 Bell, Vanessa (1879-1961) 16 Ben Hur (1959) 240 bench, iron 287 Betjeman, Sir John (1906-84) 71, 83 Beuys, Joseph (1921-86) 17 Biddulph Grange, Staffs. 99 biennials 196, 278 Binney, Marcus Hugh Crofton 12 birch 12 birds, nesting 120 Birley, Marcus Lecky Oswald Hornby ‘Mark’

(1930-2007) 227, 230 Birley, Robin Marcus & Lucy Margaret Mary

227, 228 Bitton, Glos. 61, 240 Black, Conrad Moffat, Baron Black of

Crossharbour 65 Blake, William (1757-1827) 9 Blandford, Dorset 19 bluebell 273, 276 BMW car 21 Bocaccio, Giovanni (1313-75) 280 Bodmin Nursery, Cornwall 279 Bofill, Ricardo 18 Bolsover Castle, Derbys.: Little Castle 209 Bomarzo, Viterbo, Italy 17; Sacro Bosco 17;

urns 17, 209, 212 Borrowers, The, by Mary Norton 10 Botanic Gardens Conservation International 31 Bourget, Le, Airport, Paris 16 Bowood, Wilts.: cascade 172 box 87, 139, 184; b. balls 40, 242, 246, 254; b.

blight 40, 119; b. hedges 119; clipped b. 120, 249; b. edged beds 136; b. edging 40, 42, 107, 119; b. parterres 119, 148; b. plattes 40 Boyd, Alice Mary, Viscountess Boyd of

Merton 273 Boyle, Hon. Robert William (1627-91) 209 bramble 120, 273 Brangwyn, Sir Frank William (1867-1956) 16 brick, London stock 228 Bridgeman, Charles (1690-1738) 9 Bridgwater, Somerset 51 Bristol 15, 19, 61, 235, 272; B. Channel 15; B.

Zoological Gardens, Clifton 15 ‘Bristol Diamonds’ 27 British dependencies 181 British Memorial Garden Trust, Inc. 181 Broadmoor Cottage, Drewsteignton, Devon 16 Brown, Lancelot ‘Capability’ (1716-83) 19 Brugmansia 275; B. vulcanicola 179 Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

(1875-1940) 10 buddleia 157 bulbs, spring 195 Bupleurum fruticosum 275 Burford, Oxon. 115, 189 Burrow’s Hill, Shere, Surrey 11, 11

butcher’s broom SEE Ruscus aculeatus Butts, The, Stanhope, Co. Durham 13 calcium carbonate 49 Calendula 196, 266 Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derbys. 21 Calne, Wilts. 19 Camassia 242; C. leichtlinii 276; C. leichtlinii subsp. leichtlinii 259; C.l. subsp. suksdorfii Caerulea Group 259; C. quamash (syn. C. esculenta) 276 Camellia 100, 272 Campanula lactiflora ‘Loddon Anna’ 280; C.

trachelium 165 campion 273, 276 Canary Wharf, London 61 candlesticks 139 cannons 13, 276, 280: c. balls, concrete 159 Cannwood Farm, Somerset, ‘Pigeonerie Tree’ 28 Canosa, Josep Lluís 19 capitals 209 Cardiocrinum giganteum 93, 280 Carnaby Street, Central London 135 carnation, Malmaison 230 Caroline of Ansbach, Queen (1683-1737) 29 Carpenteria californica ‘Ladhams’ Variety’ 276 Carrington, Dora de Houghton (1893-1932):

‘Tidmarsh Mill’ 165 Cassia × nealiae 159 Catalpa 209 cattle 120, 131 Cavell, Bruce 230 Cavendish, William, 1st Duke of Newcastle

(1592-1676) 209 Cavendish Estate, London 227 cedar 195; blue Atlas c. 167; c. of Lebanon 195 cement 171; Portland c. 31 Cenolophium denudatum 129, 280 Centre for Environmental Studies 12 Cercis siliquastrum 127 chairs 139 chalk 55 ‘Challow Dump’, Oxon. 10 Chambers, Sir William (1723-96) 78 champagne 16 chandelier 20 Channer, Guy 78 Chaplin, Sir Charles Spencer ‘Charlie’ (1889-

1977): The Cure 100 Charlbury, Oxon. 189 Charles, Prince of Wales 6, 71, 79, 135 Charleston Farmhouse, E. Sussex 115 château, French 23 Chatsworth House, Derbys. 21, 227 Chatwin, (Charles) Bruce (1940-89) 27 Chaucer, Geoffrey (c1343-1400) 61; The

Knight’s Tale 4, 57 Chauvet family 16 Chelsea, London 12 Chippenham, Wilts. 235 Christmas tree 235 Chelsea Flower Show 165; C.F.S. 1993 61, 235;

C.F.S. 1994 61-69, 136; border 64; cut-out elevation 64; first day 68; Gala opening night 65; lawn 64; mulberry 61, 64, 65, 65, 66, 69; parapet 65; planting 64, 66; Salisbury Cathedral frieze 64, 65, 68; scaffold 66; stone cutting in Bath 69; summer-house 64, 65, 65; tracery window 64, 64 cherry SEE Prunus; great white c. of Japan SEE

P. ‘Tai-haku’; ‘Kanzan’ c. SEE P. ‘K.’; wild c. SEE P. avium cherry laurel 71, 72 Chilmark stone 64 Chippenham, Wilts. 20 Cholmondeley, David George Philip, 7th

Marquess of 83, 87 Cholmondeley, Iris 87 Cholmondeley, Rose, Marchioness of 87 Cholmondeley, Sibyl Rachel Betty Cecile,

Marchioness of (née Sassoon) (1894-1989) 83 Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire 83 Christie’s, South Kensington 227 cigarettes 55; Rothman c. 45; Silk Cut c. 49 Cistus 139, 199, 278; C. × argenteus ‘Silver

Pink’ 278; C.×a. ‘Peggy Sammons’ 278; C.

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