Chettle House has just undergone major restoration and the garden and landscape has been largely redesigned to reflect the original early 18th plan.
The house was designed by Thomas Archer, the innovative and creative early 18th century gentleman architect, who was a master of Baroque.
The DGT is extremely fortunate to be able to hold our Study Day in the house with Dr. Kate Felus and Dr. Helen Lawrence-Beaton, who will lecture on the significance of the house and gardens and the research leading to the restoration.
Pip Morrison, who designed the garden, will guide us around the grounds.
- 10.00am Arrive and Coffee
- 10.30am Dr Helen Lawrence-Beaton will set the scene describing the work of Thomas Archer and the importance of his architectural designs
- 11.00am 15 minute break
- 11.15am Dr Kate Felus - Early 18th Century gardens in England
- 12.00pm 15 minute break
- 12.15pm Dr Kate Felus - Thomas Archer and the Chettle landscape & garden
- 1.00pm Lunch
- 2.00pm Pip Morrison Garden Designer and Landscaper will talk about the restoration and modern design of Chettle and lead a tour of the grounds. We plan to go out into the landscape where some of the terrain may be uneven
- 3.30pm Depart
Please book tickets by clicking here.