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    Ashburnham Garden by Alexandre Guilloteau

    Nestled between the cloisters of Westminster Abbey, School and Ashburnham House lies a little treasure. In perhaps the most valuable square in the country, watched over by the looming presence of perhaps the finest and most important church in the country and the property of perhaps (certainly, really‚Ķ) the greatest academic institution not to be a university, is a small…

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    Ashburnham Garden by Ben Goodrick-Green and William Mirza

    Today, behind Ashburnham House, stands a small, arcane and beautiful garden. Yet at one time this was the site of a grand monastic frater or refectory. All that remains in the present day is its North, East and West walls, the West only a ruin. The exact date of the first foundations is unclear, but it is known that one…