A triangular plot behind Mayes & Son Drapers, 174-177 High Street. Photographed c 1913 for William Burrough Hill and included in albums documenting his own garden at Bridell Lodge, which it resembles. Mayes had just expanded into 177 High Street.

Mayes Garden 1913

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In Mayes Garden – High Street. Mr Wm Burrough Hill and Mr Henty – c 1913. A copy of this photograph was given to Elsie Sandell by Miss Matthews, ex Mayes Needlework Department, 1961. Pirelli’s chimney can be seen in the background

Sundial, Mayes Garden 1913

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Through a back window

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Mr Burrough Hill is still sitting under the tree.

Mayes Garden

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A little later: trelliswork has been added to the wall


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