The Garden Guide

Book: Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, 1816
Chapter: Fragment Xxvi. Extract From A Recent Report Of A Place Near The Capital.

Villa garden near London 1

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ONE of the most magnificent places in this country, which furnishes examples for the geometric style of gardening, has so recently been submitted to my opinion, that little time has yet been given to the development of plans, to which I shall, therefore, not allude by name; but, in a few years, I trust, there will be no reason for regretting that the following sketches [figs. 212 and 213], and extract from the report, have been allowed to form a part of this volume, intended to record some of the most striking and important of those designs which I have had the honour to deliver.