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A nostalgic stroll through Norwich's Plantation Gardens

PUBLISHED: 13:00 22 April 2017 | UPDATED: 16:04 24 April 2017

1. Restoration work taking place in Plantation garden, Norwich, pictured on the 31st July, 1983. Photo: Archant Library

1. Restoration work taking place in Plantation garden, Norwich, pictured on the 31st July, 1983. Photo: Archant Library

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Take a trip down memory lane with this selection of pictures of Plantation Garden from the 80s and 90s.

David Jackson hard at work in Plantation Garden, Norwich. Dated 11th March, 1993. Photo: Archant LibraryDavid Jackson hard at work in Plantation Garden, Norwich. Dated 11th March, 1993. Photo: Archant Library

2. David Jackson working hard on the balustrade in the Plantation Garden, Norwich. Dated 11th March, 1993.

Diana Collis Heuvel, a committee member of the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust. Photo: Archant LibraryDiana Collis Heuvel, a committee member of the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust. Photo: Archant Library

3. Diana Collis Heuvel, a committee member of the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust, inspects the 10ft wide 8ft deep hole discovered in The Plantation Garden grounds.

The Gothic fountain pictured on the 2nd Novemeber, 1991. Photo: Archant LibraryThe Gothic fountain pictured on the 2nd Novemeber, 1991. Photo: Archant Library

4. The Gothic fountain in the Plantation Garden is turned on after restoration by Dr Brent Elliot, librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society, taken 2nd November, 1991.

Plantation Gardens being surveyed,  16th October, 1984. Photo: Archant LibraryPlantation Gardens being surveyed, 16th October, 1984. Photo: Archant Library

5. Ms Bryony Nierop-Reading surveying the Plantation Gardens in Norwich, 16th October, 1984

The The "secret garden" (Plantation Gardens, Norwich). Photo: Archant Library

6. Taken on the 18th of January, 1990, John Watson can be seen in part of the “secret garden” (Plantation Gardens, Norwich).

The Plantation Gardens were discovered a decade ago, taken 8th October, 1991. Photo: Archant LibraryThe Plantation Gardens were discovered a decade ago, taken 8th October, 1991. Photo: Archant Library

7. The Plantation Gardens were discovered a decade ago looking forlorn and overgrown, taken 8th October, 1991.

The Victorian fountain built of chimney bricks, roof tiles and brick mouldings, dated 16th January, 1990. Photo: Archant LibraryThe Victorian fountain built of chimney bricks, roof tiles and brick mouldings, dated 16th January, 1990. Photo: Archant Library

8. Detail on the Victorian fountain built of chimney bricks, roof tiles and brick mouldings in the Plantation Gardens, Norwich, pictured on the 16th January, 1990.

If you recognise anyone in the pictures or would like to tell us more about them you can email norfolkimagecurators@archant.co.uk



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