The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: European Gardens (500AD-1850)

English Palace garden in Istanbul

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529. The English palace, or Inglees-serai, at Constantinople, is a large stone building, surrounded by a piece of waste ground enclosed by a high wall, and stands on the very edge of Pera, on the verge of an extensive burying-ground. (Hobhouse's Travels in Albania, vol. ii. p. 837.)