Byde Mill, St. George.
WHEN the Barbados National Trust's Open House Season continues at
Byde Mill House on February 7, it will focus on one of the country's
most sensitively restored heritage houses which harmoniously bonds a
legacy of architectural and historical significance with the
inimitable style of its owners.
Located on a small
knoll in the fertile St. George Valley, this magnificent
three-storey coral stone plantation house nestles amidst
imaginatively landscaped grounds surrounded by acres of whispering
sugar cane. The parish boundaries of St. George, St. John and St.
Philip meet in the middle of the garden and the property commands
views of the island's south and south-east.
No record exists to confirm the origin of the name, but local
tradition claims it derived...
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