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The Stourhead landscape

Kenneth Woodbridge

The Stourhead landscape

by Kenneth Woodbridge

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Published by National Trust in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Stourhead (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Stourhead (England)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 32.

      StatementKenneth Woodbridge.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA664S85 W65 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4938682M
      ISBN 100707800277
      LC Control Number76365926
      OCLC/WorldCa2523622

      - Stourhead includes a Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden. The garden is perhaps the most beautiful and magical of all the great landscape gardens, Stourhead is an /5(K). The critical, information-oriented case of Stourhead landscape garden (Wiltshire, UK), an example of a designed landscape that covers the scope and remit of landscape architecture design, forms the heart of the study. The exploration of Stourhead by means of GIS can be understood as a plausibility probe.

      Lou Jones reviewed Stourhead Garden & House — 5 star October 4, landscape garden at its best when the colours are changing early Autumn, so many interesting features around the lake.5/5(3). Landscape and Antiquity: Aspects of English Culture at Stourhead, by Kenneth Woodbridge and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Stourhead (Wiltshire) book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The National Trust cares for the finest collection of historic bui /5. In his book The Arcadian Friends Tim Richardson describes Stourhead in terms of the circuit one was expected to take in the eighteenth century. The first viewpoint provided 'a vista across the lake to the circular, domed Temple of Apollo high above, its tall columns accentuating its height, with the medieval church and village of Stourton in the middle ground below, and to the left on smooth Author: Plinius.


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We recommend booking Stourhead House and Garden tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 3 Stourhead House and Garden tours on Tripadvisor/5(K).

Stourhead is the best example of a garden inspired by the great landscape painters of the seveneeenth century. Ernst Gombrich suggests it should bear the signature of an Italianized French painter: Claude Lorrain ().

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps, plan ; 25 cm: Responsibility. Stourhead (/ ˈ s t aʊər ˌ h ɛ d /) is a 1,hectare (2,acre) estate at the source of the River Stour in the southwest of the English county of Wiltshire, extending into Somerset.

The estate is about 2 1 ⁄ 2 miles (4 km) northwest of the town of Mere and includes a Grade I listed 18th-century Palladian mansion, the village of Stourton, gardens, farmland, and nates: 51°06′29″N 2°19′09″W / °N. Stourhead Estate on the Wiltshire-Somerset border is the perfect day out for everyone.

A breathtaking 18th century landscape garden with lakeside walks, grottoes and classical temples is only the beginning. You can also visit Stourhead House, a Palladian mansion with a /5(K).

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The Spread Eagle Inn is on the Stourhead estate which features a Palladian mansion and world-famous landscape lake & garden. Secluded in its own private valley, Stourhead features one of the world's finest landscape gardens. The 18th-century design centres on the magnificent lake, surrounded by classical temples, enchanting grottos and rare and.

Stourhead is reason enough to visit England all by itself. It is one of the best examples of the English landscape style of garden; a brilliant Arcadian design begun by Henry Hoare inincorporating ever-changing vistas around a lake, replete with temples to Apollo and Flora, a rock bridge, a cascade, a pantheon, a thatched cottage, and a grotto.

Stourhead Landscape Garden (National Trust Guidebooks) Paperback – October 1, by Oliver Garnett (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from /5(2). Dogs are welcome in the landscape garden after 2pm between 7 March – 8 November, and all day, every day outside of these dates. Please help us by keeping your dog on a lead and picking up after it when in the landscape garden.

Dogs are welcome across Stourhead’s countryside areas all year round. Stourhead Planning your group visit Stourhead is an enchanting and inspirational work of art. A world famous 18th century picturesque garden and Palladian villa, set in acres of ancient and beautiful Wessex landscape.

Stourhead, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 6QD. Essential Information If you would like this information inFile Size: 1MB. The English landscape garden, also called English landscape park or simply the English garden (French: Jardin à l'anglaise, Italian: Giardino all'inglese, German: Englischer Landschaftsgarten, Portuguese: Jardim inglês, Spanish: Jardín inglés), is a style of "landscape" garden which emerged in England in the early 18th century, and spread across Europe, replacing the more formal.

A description of the house and gardens at Stourhead, in the county of Wilts, the seat of Sir Richard Hoare, Bart. With catalogue of the pictures, &c. by Multiple Contributors, See Notes | 9 Jun Landscape design research is important for cultivating spatial intelligence in landscape architecture.

This study explores GIS (geographic information systems) as a tool for landscape design research – investigating landscape designs to understand them as architectonic compositions and to acquire design knowledge that can be used in the creation and refinement of a by: 5.

A photographic exploration of the gardens of Stourhead in Wiltshire, identifying the features and scenes which were inspired by the story of Aeneas in the epic poetry of Virgil. Find a new way to enjoy one of the great National Trust properties. Stourhead in Winter. Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series of 5 articles about Britain’s greatest gardens.

First up is our personal favorite, Stourhead in Wiltshire. Stourhead is a large landscape garden in Wiltshire, built in the 18 th century. It epitomizes the Picturesque style of garden design. Journey deep into hidden, undiscovered, ancient landscapes, to the world-famous gardens at Stourhead.

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This book is a beautifully illustrated celebration of Stourhead, the estate in Wiltshire which features a Palladian mansion and a legendary Georgian landscape garden. The garden has a lake, temples, fountains, grottoes, bridges and monuments of all kinds. Stourhead is particularly famous for its autumn colour, which is rather like the British equivalent of New [ ].

Kenneth Woodbridge is the author of The Stourhead Landscape ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Princely Gardens ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 review 4/5(1). First opened in the s, Stourhead has captivated visitors for centuries – on opening, one magazine even described it as a ‘living work of art’.

This guidebook shows why, exploring the Palladian mansion, housing a picture collection so large it required a new room to be built, to its world-famous landscape garden, to the 2, acres of.Stourhead Landscape Garden, Wiltshire.

See also Stourhead House Stourhead Landscape Garden, set in its own valley, is one of Britain’s finest landscaped grounds. Laid out between and by Henry Hoare, there are classical temples to Apollo and Flora, a .Structure of Henry Hoare's Stourhead', Art Bulletin, LXI,pp.

He chooses an earlier circuit of the garden and, commencing the lake walk at the grotto, unites classic and gothic in a programme 'provided by the first book of the Aeneid' and ingeniously trumps Woodbridge's ace. Since I do not accept the premise I cannot discuss the.