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Wednesday, November 11 • 11:45 - 12:45
Session 1: Classical influences in the eighteenth-century garden LIMITED

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David Jacques

Garden historian and Conservationist
TITLE: LORD BURLINGTON AND HIS CIRCLE. | ABSTRACT: ‘Richard Boyle, third Earl of Burlington, is important to the story of Stourhead in a number of ways’. Kenneth Woodbridge, Landscape and Antiquity, p.8. | The identity of the architect of most of the garden buildings at Stourhead takes us straight back to the early days at Chiswick. Henry Flitcroft was Lord Burlington’s draughtsman throughout the 1720s and was involved in... Read More →
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Michael Symes

Independent Scholar
TITLE: GREECE AND THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY GARDEN. | ABSTRACT: Although Greece had an enormous cultural reputation in the eighteenth century, the country itself was almost a closed book to westerners, as a result of Turkish occupation and re-conquest.  There was a steady trickle of visitors from the late seventeenth century, but no serious attempts to study and draw antiquities were made until Richard Dalton joined an expedition in 1749. ... Read More →

Wednesday November 11, 2015 11:45 - 12:45
Stourton Memorial Hall The Spread Eagle Courtyard Stourton BA12 6QE

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