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NORAH LINDSAY
The Life and Art of a Garden Designer

contains an Appendix of approximately 120 of Norah Lindsay’s clients

Norah Lindsay’s commissions ranged from the gardens of quiet English manor houses to the grand estates of the country house set, to royal gardens in Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, and Yugoslavia. Although she was often in the company of aristocrats and royalty, she could also be found working at several institutional clients, including grand hotels and educational establishments.

If you have knowledge of an estate that Norah Lindsay worked on or consulted on, please contact infoexchange@norahlindsay.com.

 

A SAMPLING OF NORAH'S CLIENTS

Client Name: Astor, Waldorf & Nancy
Estate Name:
Cliveden
Location:
Berkshire/England
Scope of Work:
Long Garden, Water Garden, Japanese Garden,                                                                                        Forecourt Gardens, Terrace Shrub Gardens
                                     
Client Name: Balsan, Consuelo & Jacques                                               
Estate Name: Lou Sueil
Location:
Eze/France           
Scope of Work:
Herbaceous and shrub plantings

Client Name: Balsan, Consuelo & Jacques                       
Estate Name: St. Georges-Motel
Location: Normandy/France           
Scope of Work: Herbaceous and shrub plantings
                                        
Client Name: Berners, Gerald           
Estate Name: Faringdon           
Location: Oxfordshire/England
Scope of Work: Herbaceous gardens, wild gardens

Client Name: Dentice di Frasso Family                                               
Estate Name: Villa Madama           
Location: Rome/Italy
Scope of Work: Herbaceous garden plantings

Client Name: Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII)                                                       
Estate Name: Fort Belvedere
Location: Berkshire/England
Scope of Work: Herbaceous border along the battlement wall;
                            lily pool, iris walk, shrubs along tennis court, wild woodland plantings                                
Client Name: Horner, John & Frances                                                           
Estate Name: Mells Manor House
Location: Somerset/England
Scope of Work: Herbaceous gardens, shrubs and roses

Client Name: Howard de Walden, Margherita                                                           
Estate Name: Chirk Castle
Location: Denbigshire/Wales           
Scope of Work: Herbaceous borders, shrub garden, topiary proportion

Client Name: Johnston, Lawrence (Johnny)                                                           
Estate Name: Hidcote Manor Garden
Location: Gloucestershire/England
Scope of Work: Influenced, consulted and advised on various aspects                                                                             of the gardens – they worked together very closely                                                                             planning and planting

Client Name: Johnston, Lawrence (Johnny)                                               
Estate Name: Serre de la Madone
Location: Menton/France           
Scope of Work: Influenced, consulted and advised on various aspects
                            of the gardens – they worked together very closely                                                                             planning and planting            

Client Name: Kerr, Philip Marquess of Lothian                       
Estate Name: Blickling Hall
Location: Norfolk/England           
Scope of Work: Herbaceous borders on terraces and in Parterre Garden,
                           Temple Walk, and Wild Garden

Client Name: Mosley, Oswald (Tom) & Cynthia (Cimmie)                                   
Estate Name: Savehay Farm
Location: Buckinghamshire/England           
Scope of Work: Herbaceous borders; plans and plantings for Cimmie’s Memorial Garden
             
Client Name: Paul of Yugoslavia, Prince           
Estate Name: Brdo Castle
Location: Yugoslavia           
Scope of Work: Herbaceous gardens, shrubs and roses
                                                                                                                         
Client Name: Paul of Yugoslavia, Prince
Estate Name: Bled Castle
Location: Yugoslavia
Scope of Work: Herbaceous gardens, shrubs and roses

Client Name: Prouvost, Jean
Estate Name: St. Jean           
Location: Loire Valley/France
Scope of Work: Four herbaceous borders, yew hedges, terrace gardens
                                                                                                                                                   
Client Name: Rhodes House           
Estate Name: Rhodes House
Location: Oxfordshire/England
Scope of Work: Herbaceous garden plantings along wall in Warden’s                                                                            Garden, and an avenue of yews

Client Name: Russell, Gilbert & Maud
Estate Name: Mottisfont Abbey           
Location: Hampshire/England
Scope of Work: Parterre garden, herbaceous plantings in walled garden

Client Name: Sassoon, Sir Philip
Estate Name: Port Lympne
Location: Kent/England
Scope of Work: August and September blooming double herbaceous borders
                            Long Borders, front entrance, loggia, east, west and south terraces

Client Name: Sassoon, Sir Philip
Estate Name: Trent Park
Location: Hertfordshire/England
Scope of Work: Double herbaceous borders along bathing pool on east
                            facing façade of house; long borders to the lake at north                                                                     front of house; woodland wild garden; water garden

Client Name: The Gleneagles Hotel  
Estate Name: The Gleneagles Hotel
Location: Perth and Kinross/Scotland
Scope of Work: Herbaceous garden plantings

Client Name: Tree Ronald & Nancy (later Nancy Lancaster)           
Estate Name: Kelmarsh Hall
Location: Northamptonshire/England
Scope of Work: Double herbaceous borders; Fan Rose Garden;
                            the Long Border and Lavender Garden; bulbs and shrubs
                            in Wilderness area and Oak Walk                                                                                

Client Name: Tree, Ronald & Nancy (later Nancy Lancaster)
Estate Name: Ditchley Park
Location: Oxfordshire/England
Scope of Work: Herbaceous garden plantings; herb garden

Client Name: Tritton, Robert & Elsie
Estate Name: Godmersham Park
Location: Kent/England
Scope of Work: Herbaceous borders in swimming court; stag courtyard with                                                                 shrubs, roses and herbaceous plantings; water garden, wild                                                                 gardens, rose garden, kitchen garden, tennis court terraces

 

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