Blomfield, Reginald Theodore ; Thomas, Francis Inigo [Ill.]
The formal garden in England — London, 1892

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CHAPTER V

the courts, terraces, walks

The advice given by the earlier seventeenth-
century writers as to sites does not precisely
agree with the instances still in existence.
Markham, in his Country Farm, advises that
the house and garden should be placed on high
ground, just under the brow of a hill for
preference, with an east aspect, or a south
aspect " borrowing somewhat of the east, for
the winds blowing from those quarters are drie,
more hot than cold, but very wholesome, as
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