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Cotehele: zinging in the rain

I realised what it was like to be an aristocratic landowner when I  visited Cotehele in Cornwall the other day.  There were no pesky visitors and apart from one or two staff scurrying rapidly from building to building my partner … Continue reading

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Henry Essenhigh Corke : pioneer plant photographer

Yes! There really are two people called Essenhigh Corke worth writing about on a garden history blog. Today’s is Henry, son of Charles  who was the subject of a  post last month. Henry was even more talented than his father  and gained a … Continue reading

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Charles Essenhigh Corke

For garden and landscape historians some of the more obvious sources for knowledge of what a site  was like, and how it has developed, are paintings and, more recently photographs.   So it’s quite surprising that the name of  Charles Essenhigh Corke is not … Continue reading

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