Stourhead, Wiltshire
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Published by Country Life Ltd. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Stourhead (England) -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesNational Trust properties in pictures
ContributionsNational Trust (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p., [20] p. of plates :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14418586M

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Stourhead (Wiltshire) book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The National Trust cares for the finest collection of historic bui /5.   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 [ ]. 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 fantastic regency library and beautiful art collection/5(K). Address Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, nr Warminster, Wiltshire, England, BA12 6QD. Opening times Garden: Apr-Sep daily 9am-7pm, Oct-Mar daily 9am-5pm or dusk if earlier. House: 12th Mar-3rd Nov daily 11ampm, 9thth Nov Sat & Sun only 11am-3pm, 30th Novnd Dec daily 11am-3pm. Last admission is 30mins before closing King Alfred's Tower: please call .

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 in , incorporating 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. 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. For the very first time at Stourhead the tree-tops will glisten and the gardens will shimmer and sparkle. It’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year to wander beneath unique tree canopies drenched in seasonal colour and dripping with shards . BOOK YOUR ROOM ONLINE. The Spread Eagle Inn. Follow us on Facebook. [email protected] Location Map. Church Lawn, The Stourhead Estate, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 6QE. The Spread Eagle Inn.

Stourhead offers three beautiful venues for your ceremony. The classical Temple of Apollo, overlooking the 18th-century landscape garden is our most popular venue and was once described by Horace Walpole as 'one of the most picturesque scenes in the world'.Location: Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster, BA12 6QD, Wilts.   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.4/5(1). 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. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 40 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm: Responsibility: [Text by Kenneth.