Fetlar Museum Digitisation Project

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Black and white photographic print
Leagarth gardens in the process of construction, showing greenhouses and hothouse. The poles on the far right are for the construction of the handrail on the steps down from the Hall.
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c. 1922 When Sir William Watson Cheyne retired to Fetlar in 1920, he implemented plans for extensive landscaped gardens at Leagarth House. They included a sunken garden with alpine plants, vegetable gardens, several greenhouses and a hothouse.

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