The Garden Guide

Book: Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, 1816
Chapter: Fragment XxvIII. Containing Extracts From The Report On Woburn Abbey.

Improvements to Woburn Abbey

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THE improvements I have had the honour to suggest, have nowhere been so fully realized as at Woburn Abbey; I am, therefore, peculiarly obliged to his Grace the Duke of Bedford for permission to avail myself of my original manuscript, by extracting more largely than in any other instance, although such extract can only be considered as a fragment, since the original report consists of ninety pages, elucidated by forty-seven drawings, maps, and diagrams.