Plan of the Gardens, Plantations &c: of Long Leate in Wiltshire , the Seat of the Rt. Hon:ble the Lord Vis:t Weymouth.Les Jardins &c de Long Leate de dans l'Comte de Wilts. p: 63. Vol: 3.d [Key lettered A to W, top left-hand corner.]
Copper Engraving. Plate 305 x 502mm. 12 x 19¾". Vertical fold through centre.
Garden plan from Henry Hulsbergh's "Vitruvius Brittanicus" series. Thomas Thynne, 1st Viscount Weymouth (1640-1714) was a British peer, at Longleat, Wiltshire. A great Elizabethan house (1580) with garden and park. It once had an Elizabethan garden and a park designed by London and Wise in the 1680s, [See ref:18008]. Lancelot Brown re-designed them after 1757. It is noted for its Elizabethan country house, maze, landscaped parkland and safari park.
[Ref: 18012] £260.00