pergola & hill garden - hampstead - london An extension of the lodge that was completed back in 1819, these grounds had an unceremonious layout until 1888 when its owner the 3rd Marquess of Bute enlisted Robert Weir Shultz to design “a garden fit for meditation”. kokoon.io
Burghley House 16th c.near Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. Its park was laid out by Capability Brown. Burghley was built for Sir William Cecil, later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1558 and 1587 and modeled on the privy lodgings of Richmond Palace.
Bury St Edmunds Abbey ruins, Suffolk, England, UK. In 1214, the Archbishop of Canterbury and 25 barons swore at the high altar that they would make King John sign the charter that would become Magna Carta. He signed it (under protest) at Runnymede the following year. The top and bottom photos show the high altar where the barons made their vow; the middle engravings mark the spot and list the 25 barons. The town’s motto is “Shrine of a King; Cradle of the Law”.
Whilst on the way through Chatsworth Park one autumn afternoon I noticed a lovely warm haze surrounding the village of Edensor and captured the view towards the church from beneath the trees overlooking Chatsworth House. From £7