Parks and Gardens of Britain: A Landscape History from the Air

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Edinburgh University Press, 1998 - Gardening - 224 pages
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This seminal study, from one of Britain's most eminent landscape historians, takes a chronological tour through British parks and gardens since Roman times. Each chapter introduces the characteristic features of parks and gardens in each period and explores the social and economic context for their construction. Chris Taylor then provides a detailed explanation of specific sites and draws on 100 aerial photographs to illustrate a new and different perspective of Britain's cherished parks and gardens.

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About the author (1998)

Christopher Taylor is Formerly Head of Archaeological Survey at the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England

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