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date: 14 August 2020

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Source:
The Oxford Companion to the Garden
Author(s):
Patrick TaylorPatrick Taylor

Fountains, North Yorkshire, England, was made, from 1716, by John Aislabie. In the fine wooded valley of the river Skell he laid out a great landscape garden which was at first formal and at last dashingly picturesque. The earliest part of the garden is a water parterre in which a canal runs alongside a circular pool (the Moon Pond) and flanking crescent ponds. The surrounding lawn of turf is ornamented with statues and overlooked by the Temple of Piety, a later addition of ... ...

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