12. Woodlands and South Strip gate piers

Several over-mature woodlands and young conifer plantations were inherited by the University in 1969 and are now being managed for increased species and age diversity. Glades of new hardwood planting are being established and valuable wildlife habitat created by log piles.

Gate piers in South Strip

Two stone gate piers, both listed structures, remain on the south boundary from the 19th century, although the gateway is no longer an access. At one time this connected to the public highway which ran to the south.