The Garden Guide

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

Seventeenth century gardens in Scotland

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605. During the seventeenth century, a few gardens must have been formed in Scotland. About the end of this century, the grounds of the Duke of Hamilton were planted, in all probability by a French artist. The design of Chatelherault, an ornamental object in the park of Hamilton, is named after, and formed in imitation of, the residence of that illustrious family in France, laid out by Le Notre.