The West Country Sights

Rougemont Gardens

  • Off Queen St Map It
  • Exeter
  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 08/30/2016

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These gardens behind the Royal Albert Memorial Museum were laid out at the end of the 18th century. The land was once part of the defensive ditch of Rougemont Castle, built in 1068 by decree of William the Conqueror. The adjoining Northernhay Gardens contain the original Norman gatehouse and the remains of the Roman city wall, the latter forming part of the ancient castle's outer wall.

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Off Queen St, Exeter, England

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Published 08/30/2016


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