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Plan of Lydiard Park, c1700

Plan of Lydiard Park, c1700
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The plan is believed to date from around 1700 and provides the earliest known visual record of Lydiard Park. The top right hand corner shows a birds-eye view of the medieval house complete with extensive service wing (left), forecourt with topiary, and formal terraced gardens. The wider plan includes the main avenues and gardens leading to a formal canal.

In 1700 Lydiard Park was owned by Sir Walter St.John and his wife, Lady Johanna St.John, who took a keen interest in her gardens at Lydiard Tregoze.

Year:
1700
Author:
Unknown
Type:
Plan
Location:
Warwickshire Country Record Office
Copyright:
Warwickshire County Record Office
Last updated on:
Saturday 22nd January 2022

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