Tag Archives: Joseph Banks

Eastbury

No it isn’t a disused rural railway station! Instead this intriguing arcaded house is all that remains of one of Baroque architect Sir John Vanbrugh’s greatest buildings. Vastly expensive and taking over 20 years to complete, Eastbury at Tarrant Gunville in … Continue reading

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Garden Menageries 3 … Osterley

Continuing with my occasional theme of menageries in the garden,  todays’s post looks at Osterley Park in west London and also reveals how garden history interacts with wider current research.  The East India Company at Home project  has been trying to put the country house … Continue reading

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