The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 4: British Gardens (1100-1830)

Eighteenth century Scottish gardens

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606. About the beginning of the eighteenth century, the Earl of Lauderdale is said to have sent plans, sections, and sacks of earth from his domain at Hatton, to London and Wise, in London; and these artists, it is added, formed a plan, and sent down a gardener to superintend its execution. Hatton, in 1805, was a fine old place; though it had long changed its possessor.