Stourhead


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Stourhead

(ˈstaʊəˌhɛd)
n
(Named Buildings) a Palladian mansion near Mere in Wiltshire: built (1722) for Henry Hoare; famous for its landscaped gardens laid out (1741) by Flitcroft
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Valerio Sinfarosa, 34, of Stourhead Gardens in Wimbledon, was fined [pounds sterling]92, ordered to pay costs of [pounds sterling]225, compensation of [pounds sterling]4.90 and a victim surcharge of [pounds sterling]30 after entering a "compulsory ticket area" at Vauxhall Tube station on August 21 2018 without a valid ticket.
Take in the ancient town of Sherborne with its beautiful castles and abbey, discover the stunning gardens at Stourhead or take long walks in surrounding countryside.
Some later gardens also discussed included Packwood, with its yew tree topiary depicting the sermon on the Mount, Stourhead (Wilts) with its lakes and manicured lawns overlooked by a Greek Pantheon.
STOURHEAD, WILTSHIRE King Alfred's Tower Walk FIVE miles takes you through mixed woodland to a 160ft folly.
In the first chapter, Brown offers her most original contribution by throwing landscape gardening into the competition for the title of "total work of art." Discussing the characteristics of four gardens, English (Stowe Landscape Gardens, Stourhead, and Rousham) and German (Dessau-Worlitz), she outlines fascinating "leitmotivic webs of anticipation and recollection familiar in Wagnerian opera" (p.
STOURHEAD, WILTSHIRE King Alfred's Tower Walk - five miles takes you through mixed woodland to a 160ft folly.
With a glassy lake surrounded by woodland, it is no surprise that the National Trust's landscaped gardens at Stourhead come into their own when the leaves turn.
(3) Stourhead Collection, Wilshire Museum (http:// www.wiltshireheritagecollections.org.uk/wiltshiresites.
Alan, as some of you might already know, is head gardener at National Trust Stourhead, near Mere in Wiltshire, and each year he talks us through the changing autumnal leaf colours in his lyrical tones.
Alan, as some of you might already know, is head gardener at National Trust Stourhead, near Mere, in Wiltshire, and each year he talks us through the changing autumnal leaf colours in his lyrical tones.
A fine Adoration of the Magi, painted by Ludovico Cigoli in 1605 for one of the Albizi chapels, now hangs over the fireplace at Stourhead House, Wiltshire.