Boughton House

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 century. Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Parks as a part of an private estate

St Paul’s Walden Bury

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 no large temples and ruins in this garden like in Painshill, but Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Parks as a part of an private estate

Hatfield House

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. Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Parks as a part of an private estate

Painshill

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’). Weiterlesen

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Great Dixter

 A English Flower Garden in Kent. Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Gardens/Gärten