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Perpendicular

Denoting the latest stage of English Gothic church architecture, prevalent from the late 14th to mid 16th centuries and characterized by broad arches, elaborate fan vaulting, and large ...

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Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006

...the din of falling water reverberates through the cave, and makes us hesitate about committing ourselves to its damp and gloomy recesses. … on turning suddenly to the left, a rude aperture admits the light, and a sparkling sheet of water, in front of the aperture, urges its perpendicular fall from the rock above, into a deep hollow below the cave.’ Johnes died in 1816 and the estate subsequently changed hands more than once. By the end of the Second World War the gardens had started to decline. In 1994 the Hafod Trust was set up to restore them and in ...

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