This seminal study, from one of Britain's most eminent landscape historians, takes a chronological tour through British parks and gardens since Roman times. Each chapter introduces the characteristic features of parks and gardens in each period and explores the social and economic context for their construction. Chris Taylor then provides a detailed explanation of specific sites and draws on 100 aerial photographs to illustrate a new and different perspective of Britain's cherished parks and gardens. * Written by Britain's best known landscape historian * An ideal guide for visitors to Britain's wonderful spectrum of parks and gardens
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(249mm x 189mm x 25mm)
Keele University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Chris Taylor
Christopher Taylor was formerly Head of Archaeological Survey at the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.