United States of America, Georgia, Chatham County, Savannah
The house was built in 1852 for William Battersby, a Savannah cotton merchant. The walled garden is one of a few surviving antebellum parterre gardens. After the Battersbys moved to England, the house became the residence of Julian Hartridge.
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Further sources of information include: 1. Mitchell, Willliam Robert, Jr.. Classic Savannah. New Orleans; Savannah: Martin-St. Martin Publishing Co., 1987. 2. Mayre, Florence. A Garden History of Georgia. Atlanta: Peachtree Garden Club, 1933. 3. Linley, John. The Georgia Catalog: Historic American Buildings Survey. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1982. 4. Mitchell, William. Gardens of Georgia. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, Ltd., 1989
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