The Garden Guide

Book: Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, 1816
Chapter: Fragment XvIII. Uppark.

Uppark improvements - before and after drawings

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It is difficult to give an adequate idea of the improvement which has been actually executed, without inserting the whole series of sketches and plans by which the report is illustrated, and which consists of nine distinct drawings. The foregoing sketches [figs. 201 and 202] shew the entrance from the park to the pleasure-ground and flower-garden, which is defended by a wall of flint-work; and, after passing through the iron-gates, the road continues in the highly-dressed pleasure-ground, till it enters the quadrangle to the north of the house, in which a corridor and portico of Doric columns mark the entrance.