Newspaper article concerning Fonthill Abbey and Mr. Beckford
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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'.
Hunt Vol.4 Page 192
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