Newspaper article concerning Fonthill Abbey and Mr. Beckford

 
Newspaper article concerning Fonthill Abbey and Mr. Beckford
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Describes Fonthill as Mr. Beckford's retreat. Compares Fonthill Abbey to Lansdown Tower. A quote from William Beckford includes 'I love building, planting, gardening, whatever will keep me employed in the open air'. Describes Beckford's Tower, its gardens and the Italian Cottage. Includes a section which says 'the tower garden and grounds are extended by a terrace walk to a tunnel at which commences the Dike Garden'.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
43372
Collection Reference
 
Hunt Vol.4 Page 192
Original Width (mm)
 
80
Original Height (mm)
 
100
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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