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Alhambra

Alhambra   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Granada, Andalusia, Spain. The Alhambra is a marvellous ornament on the eastern edge of the city of Granada. A heterogeneous

Alton Towers

Alton Towers   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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266 words
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Staffordshire, England, is an estate of rare eccentricity and extravagance covering an area of 135 hectares/333 acres. From 1810 Charles

Anet, Château d'

Anet, Château d'   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Anet, Eure-et-Loire, France, built between 1547 and 1552 for Diane de Poitiers to the designs of Philibert de L'Orme—one

Antony House

Antony House   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Torpoint, Cornwall, England, was built in the early 18th century for Sir William Carew possibly to the designs of James

Arley Hall

Arley Hall   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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272 words
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Northwich, Cheshire, England, is at the heart of an ancient estate, owned by the Warburton family from the 12th century.

Athelhampton

Athelhampton   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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near Dorchester, Dorset, England, has one of the finest Arts and Crafts gardens. The house, on a 6-hectare/15-acre site, was

Babylon, the Hanging Gardens of

Babylon, the Hanging Gardens of   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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one of the Seven Wonders of the World in late classical sources. Until recently no archaeological or Babylonian textual support

Barnsley House

Barnsley House   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, is a 17th-century village house with a garden made by Rosemary Verey which influenced a generation

Berbie, Palais de la

Berbie, Palais de la   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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163 words
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Albi, Tarn, France, the 13th-century former archiepiscopal palace of Albi which today houses paintings by Albi's most famous artist, Henri

Biddulph Grange

Biddulph Grange   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, is one of the most remarkable and original gardens of its time. In 1840 James Bateman

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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542 words
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Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, was built to celebrate the military triumphs of the Duke of Marlborough over Louis XIV. Designed by

Boboli Gardens

Boboli Gardens   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Florence, Italy. Created and altered over four centuries, the Boboli Gardens in Florence represent layers of garden history. Begun in

Bomarzo

Bomarzo   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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(Sacro Bosco) near Viterbo, Lazio, Italy, was defined by Gustav René Hocke in Manierismus in der Literatur (1963)

Bom Jesus do Monte

Bom Jesus do Monte   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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near Braga, Portugal. The church of Bom Jesus do Monte (‘good Jesus of the hill’), of dashing baroque style, rises

boulingrin

boulingrin   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Society and culture, Lifestyle, Home, and garden, Art & Architecture
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107 words
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a Gallicization, dating from 1664, of the English bowling green, a tribute to the great admiration held by the

Bowood

Bowood   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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265 words
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Calne, Wiltshire, England, has one of the most beguiling of Capability Brown's landscapes. The estate at Bowood is very

Bramham Park

Bramham Park   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Society and culture, Lifestyle, Home, and garden, Art & Architecture
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268 words
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Wetherby, West Yorkshire, England, has a garden that is a rare survival—a great formal layout of 250 hectares/617 acres dating

Brécy, Château de

Brécy, Château de   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Society and culture, Lifestyle, Home, and garden, Art & Architecture
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194 words
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Saint-Gabriel-Brécy, Calvados, France, dates from the early years of the 17th century and has been attributed to François Mansart.

Buçaco, Mata Nacional de

Buçaco, Mata Nacional de   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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430 words
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Luso, Portugal. The great walled forest of Buçaco was the estate of Carmelites from 1630 to 1834. With an

Buscot Park

Buscot Park   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006
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Society and culture, Lifestyle, Home, and garden, Art & Architecture
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267 words
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Faringdon, Oxfordshire, England, is a late Georgian house built for Edward Loveden Townsend. The site is much older, going back

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