Waterfall restoration project at historic Yorkshire garden

It may have taken more than three decades, but the waterfall at Yorkshire’s historic Parcevall Hall is up and running again.

Garden and greenhouse enthusiasts may be interested to know that the water feature was first created by Sir William Milner, who helped to build the famous site close at [to] his former home.

The late Sir William was one of the founding members of the Northern Horticultural Society and later helped build what became the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Garden Harlow Carr.

A three-year restoration project has managed to get the waterfall running again after cracks in the dam caused it to dry out in the 1970s, the RHS reported.

A new dam was built in 2007, but it was not until local dry stone waller Philip Dolphin got involved that the project was able to be finished.

Sir William had originally created the feature in the 9.7-hectare garden by diverting water from a beck which flowed through nearby fields.

In other news, the RHS has put tickets on sale for its Autumn Harvest Show.