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Historic gardens of Dorset

Tim Mowl

Historic gardens of Dorset

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Published by Tempus in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic gardens -- England -- Dorset.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTimothy Mowl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB466.G75 D677 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19328603M
    ISBN 100752425358
    ISBN 109780752425351
    LC Control Number2008353122


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The author, who teaches garden history at the University of Bristol, avoids the well-trodden paths (or pages) of the historians’ armchair approach, and instead offers an engaging guide, unearthing unsuspected treasures and setting them into context.

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Here you can find out how and why we protect them. You can search for Registered Parks and Gardens on the National Heritage List for England (NHLE). Home to the Earl and Countess of Sandwich, Mapperton is a glorious sandstone manor house and romantic valley garden deep in a lost Dorset combe among tumbling hills and unspoiled countryside.

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Light foxing present to the pages. Otherwise a good clean copy, particularly for the books age. Hutchins' History of Dorset. Part X. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact. The Dorset Farm Institute, later to become an Agricultural and Horticultural College, opened at Kingston Maurward in The Institute undertook an extensive programme of repairs and consolidation, while from the gardens and pleasure grounds have been restored along historic lines (guidebook).

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Historic England describes the house as "exceptionally important". In April the house was badly damaged by fire. 2 In popular culture. The original house on the site was built in the s; this was completely rebuilt Architect: John Nash. Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens overlooks the World Heritage Jurassic coast, and is situated between Bridport and Weymouth in Dorset.

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All pages can be accessed on the Map and A-Z Index page. The History of Bournemouth Until the early 19th century, the area in which Bournemouth now stands was just heathland where cattle grazed.

InLewis Tregonwell - regarded as the first inhabitant and founder of Bournemouth - visited the beach with his wife. It’s the largest private botanic gardens in the country dedicated solely to aromatic and scented plants. If you want to go on a real treasure hunt, then pick up a Dorset Treasure Trail and solve the many fictional mysteries hidden in Dorset’s towns and villages.

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Read more. Resource Hub. The Historic Landscape Project (HLP) is the Gardens Trust’s capacity building programme, working to support its volunteers and those continue. Read more. Join us. Dorset (England) -- History, Dorset (England) -- Antiquities, Natural history -- England -- Dorset Publisher London: A.

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