Stowe Landscape Gardens

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Literary/ Cultural Context Essay

To locate this garden, please Google “maps: stowe school, buckinghamshire”. Stowe School now occupies the main buildings at the centre of Stowe Park.

Stowe Gardens: from the Rotunda towards the Queen's Theatre, engraved by Jacques Rigaud c. 1733-34.

The gardens at Stowe in Buckinghamshire form one of the most significant and influential sites of garden history in England, and indeed in the world. It was here in …

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Citation:
Clark, Robert. "Stowe Landscape Gardens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 January 2010; last revised 27 July 2010.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=7210, accessed 29 July 2014.]


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