Fifty kilometers south of Paris not only the ancient seat of the French kings of Fontainebleau is located, but also the castle of – as we would say nowadays – a water and forest minister from the 16th century.
The card is showing 18 parks and gardens: Kenilworth Castle, Burghley House, Blickling Hall, Levens Hall, Powis Castle, Fountains Abbey, Holkam Hall
Journeys, visits or study tours to parks, gardens and designed landscapes are undertaken in order to examine and analyse the various forms of expressions in garden design and their changes that have occurred over long periods of time. In this … Weiterlesen
Around 1957 Frederick Gibberd bought the land at Marsh Lane. A house, a gazebo with grotto, the pool and the lime avenue were built between 1907 and 1920. Thus four important elements of the garden already existed at that time.
The designed landscape at Claremont Place is an outstanding example for the development of the English Landscape Design from the 1710s to the first half of the 19th century.
The park at Burghley House is one of the typical great multi-layered designed landscapes. On an aerial photograph a High Baroque Style and a Serpentine Style could be identified.
Boughton House shows today approximately five stages of its development. The hunting-star in the north of the estate outside the walled park, with the facilities for the forest ranger in the centre, could be an element from the mid 16th … Weiterlesen
St Paul’s Walden Bury was bought in 1725 and the house and gardens were developed around 1730. The garden is an example of a garden design from the time of transition between the Forest and the Augustan Style. There are … Weiterlesen
Design intentions and current condition The existing house was built in 1611. The garden design, at that time, was in the Early Baroque Style. There was a long avenue running to the house and from there to the north entrance.
Design intentions Charles Hamilton, originally from Dublin, studied in Oxford and travelled twice through Europe in the 1720-30s, like most gentlemen of his time (‘Grand Tour’).