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Long Leate, the House & gardens of the Rt.Honble. Thomas Lord Viscount Weymouth, Baron of Warminster Ref: P/2099 Categories: UK Topography / Wiltshire / Longleat Medium: Copper Artist: Knyff L Engraver: Kip

Long Leate, the House & gardens of the Rt. Thomas Lord Viscount Weymouth, Baron of Warminster Ref: Categories: UK Topography / Wiltshire / Longleat Medium: Copper Artist: Knyff L Engraver: Kip

Engraving of aerial view of Rycote Park: This early eighteenth-century view of Rycote Park was produced by Leonard Knyff and Johannes Kip. It was included in the first edition of Kip's Britannia Illustrata in 1707. (MS. Gough maps 26, fol. 70). Photo credit: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.

Engraving of aerial view of Rycote Park - Rediscovering Rycote

Britannia Illustrata Brympton D'Evercy, near Yeovil

The evolution of Colonial & Early American - Gardening, Farming, & Cultural Landscapes to

Rycote Palace (dem) Just down the hill from LASSCO Three Pigeons (1mile) is the site of Rycote Palace. Once a glorious Palace (Henry VIII honeymooned here with Catherine Howard in 1540), later consumed by fir in 1745 and restored, eventually, remarkably, dismantled in 1807 and sold off for Architectural Salvage! The church still stands (English Heritage).

Rycote Palace (dem) Just down the hill from LASSCO Three Pigeons (1mile) is the site of Rycote Palace. Once a glorious Palace (Henry VIII honeymooned here with Catherine Howard in 1540), later consumed by fir in 1745 and restored, eventually, remarkably, dismantled in 1807 and sold off for Architectural Salvage! The church still stands (English Heritage).

Old Street Plan of London Bridge showing both sides of the river Pre Great fire of London of 1666

OK, it is very difficult to find a picture of London Bridge, because Tower Bridge keeps popping up, so I used this Old Street Plan of London Bridge showing both sides of the river Pre Great fire of London of 1666 - Courtesy Peter Roberts.

Antique Prints of Architecture by Johannes Kip from Britannia Illustrata

Antique Prints of Architecture by Johannes Kip from The Ancient & Present State of Gloucestershire 1768

After Leonard Knyff BRITANNIA ILLUSTRATA Four engravings with contemporary hand-colouring, including Gisbrough, Sherborn, Sprotbrough and Hatherop, by Johannes Kip, early 18th century

After Leonard Knyff BRITANNIA ILLUSTRATA Four engravings with contemporary hand-colouring, including Gisbrough, Sherborn, Sprotbrough and Hatherop, by Johannes Kip, early 18th century

Chatsworth House bei Bakewell in Derbyshire.1699

Birdseye view of Chatsworth in 1699 - Chatsworth House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Beautiful nature" in the 18th century:  Alexander Pope's Garden at Twickenham, c.1730, by William Kent.  From the British Museum

Into the Wild: "Beautiful nature" in the century: Pope's Garden at Twickenham, by William Kent. From the British Museum

The original plans for the Stowe Gardens in England by English landscape architect Lancelot "Capability" Brown - yes, he was known as Capability Brown.  "'Now there' said he, pointing his finger, 'I make a comma, and there' pointing to another spot, 'where a more decided turn is proper, I make a colon; at another part, where an interruption is desirable to break the view, a parenthesis; now a full stop, and then I begin another subject'".

The original plans for the Stowe Gardens in England by English landscape architect Lancelot "Capability" Brown

Kensington, now an upmarket district of west London popular with foreign oligarchs, is shown with farms and cattle in a field. Nowadays trendy bars and luxury apartments dominate the landscape, while it is also a very popular destination for shoppers due to its boutique offerings

18th century engravings showing villages that have since become London

The 50 villages that surrounded Georgian London were depicted by topographical draughtsman Jean Chatelain and engraved by James Roberts around

Belvoir Castle, [Leicestershire]: bird's-eye view, from Thomas Badeslade and John Rocque's 'Vitruvius Brittanicus, volume the fourth',  London 1739

Belvoir Castle, [Leicestershire]: bird's-eye view, from Thomas Badeslade and John Rocque's 'Vitruvius Brittanicus, volume the fourth', London 1739

Eaton Hall on the River Dee near the City of Chester in Cheshire the Seat of the Hon-ble Sr. Thomas Grosvenor Baron

Eaton Hall on the River Dee near the City of Chester in Cheshire the Seat of the Hon-ble Sr.

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