• Short Summary

    The Marquess of Northampton's sixteenth century mansion, plus topiary designs in the grounds.

  • Description

    Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire.

    L/S of a castle in picturesque grounds; many topiary bushes are seen in the gardens. Various shots of architectural features of the castle as commentator tells us this is the home of the Marquess of Northampton's sixteenth century mansion.

    M/S and C/Us of a man snipping away at a topiary bush; one of two shaped to look like Henry VIII; we are told the gardens are famous for their topiary designs.

    Two middle-aged women in paisley dresses are seen walking in the gardens and examining a topiary bush shaped like a man wearing a hat. M/S of a man, Les Issacs, wandering through the gardens.

    M/S and L/S of the castle and grounds.

    Note: On file is a cutting from a magazine about topiary gardens.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    137.13
    Media URN:
    1740
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:52:00 / 01:37:55:00
    Canister:
    CP 331

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