To locate this garden, please search in Google maps: “stowe
school, buckinghamshire”. Stowe School now occupies the main
buildings at the centre of Stowe Park.
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 the years 1711-79 that Sir
Richard Temple (1675-1749), fist Viscount Cobham, and then his
nephew and heir, Richard Grenville (1711-…
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Clark, Robert. "Stowe Landscape Gardens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 January 2010; last revised 27 July 2010. [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=7210, accessed 24 June 2021.]
7210Stowe Landscape Gardens2Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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