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Turn End Trust

Turn End is a RIBA award winning group of three houses and a garden in the wychert village of Haddenham (Bucks), designed by architect Peter Aldington, OBE.  It is widely regarded as one of the finest examples of post-war housing design. Aldington, an architect and plantsman, is renowned for his ethos of linking building to landscape; house to garden; inside to outside.  In November 2017, Historic England listed Turn End’s garden at Grade II and added it to the Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. At that time Turn End was the only post-war listed house and garden created by the same hand. Peter’s work has brought him the greatest number of listed buildings of any living architect.

 

Turn End Trust was established in 1998 to promote the integration of building and garden design; enable public access to Turn End and other examples, and, after bequest by the Aldingtons, to conserve and maintain Turn End, its garden and associated buildings.  In the past few years, Turn End has sought to extend access to a wider range of visitors by hosting a number of public events relating to aspects of the house and garden. 

 

The Trust has a Friends Scheme, aiming to increase opportunities for pubication appreciation of the site, and to creat networks of supporters and volunteers across the community to carry it into the future.  Join as a Friend and enjoy free/discounted entry to events.

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