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    Title
    The wonder of the North : Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal
    Author
    Newman, Mark (Archaeologist) author.

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    Personal Author:
    Newman, Mark (Archaeologist) author.
    Title:
    The wonder of the North : Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal / Mark Newman.
    Publication info:
    Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : The Boydell Press in association with National Trust, [2015]
    Physical description:
    xi, 394 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 32 cm
    Content type:
    text
    Content type:
    still image
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Series:
    National Trust monongraphs.
    Series:
    National Trust monographs
    General Note:
    Series statement from jacket.
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-384) and index.
    :
    "Dubbed 'the Wonder of the North' in 1732, the National Trust's Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate (now a World Heritage Site) encompasses one of the largest, most magnificent and beautiful designed landscapes ever created. This richly illustrated volume charts the landscape's history from the first arrival of prehistoric hunters, via medieval monasticism, the Dissolution of the monasteries, eighteenth-century aestheticism and scandal, and the first ages of mass tourism, to the present day. At the heart of the story lies the rise and fall of England's largest Cistercian monastery and how that shaped the origins of the Aislabie family's breathtaking gardens. Their Studley Royal was at the forefront of every emergent landscape gardening fashion between 1670 and 1800. The book also describes the dramatic history of the family and the monumental scale of their achievements in this field, extending over many dozens of square miles of North Yorkshire - far beyond the limits of the garden as it is seen today (reduced to serve the more limited needs of Victorian day-trippers)"--Book jacket.
    Corporate subject:
    Fountains Abbey (North Yorkshire, England)--History.
    Subject term:
    Gardens--England--North Yorkshire--History.
    Subject term:
    Water gardens--England--North Yorkshire--History.
    Subject term:
    Landscape architecture--England--North Yorkshire--History.
    Geographic term:
    Studley Royal Park (North Yorkshire, England)--History.
    Added Author:
    National Trust (Great Britain)
    LCCN:
    2015458869
    ISBN:
    9781843838838
    ISBN:
    1843838834

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      SB 470.55 .G73 F68x 2015 1 Book Oversize Quarto
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