Wanted: Experienced skilled Gardener

Experienced skilled Gardener, Full

Wanted: Experienced skilled Gardener


Required to join a small team caring for a 20acre historic pleasure garden (ornamental, woodland and kitchen gardens) on a private Estate near Torrington, Devon.

 Essential - Previous experience in a variety of horticultural roles

 Desirable - Horticultural Qualification Level 2 or 3

 Salary - circa £17,000 pa

Accommodation not provided

For an informal discussion please telephone:

 Paul Hipkin, Head Gardener 07875 980406

 For further information and an application form please contact:

Carla Fanning

Clinton Devon Estates, Rolle Estate Office, Bicton Arena,

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 7BL

Tel: 01395 441142   email: [email protected]

 Closing date for completed applications is 24th February 2012

Initial interviews week commencing 27th February 2012

Final interviews 7th March 2012.


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But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550

to set out against the Scots, the King’s enemies and rebels

– Instructions given by Edward 1 to John de Clinton on 8th April 1298, prior to him leading the Royal army to victory at the Battle of Falkirk. As a direct result the Clinton Barony was formed on 22nd July 1299