Sheffield Park and Garden, Sussex: National Trust Guide

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Sheffield Park, once the hunting ground of kings, was transformed into the most beautiful of gardens by successive owners over 300 years. Lancelot `Capability' Brown channelled the water flowing through the garden into a rolling landscape with great lakes at its heart. The upwardly mobile Earls of Sheffield made it their rural seat, delighting in their place in the country, which became second home to historian Edward Gibbon and, later, a focus for cricket-lovers everywhere as a supremely beautiful ground, built by the 3rd ...

Sheffield Park and Garden, Sussex: National Trust Guide 2016, National Trust, Swindon

ISBN-13: 9781843595809

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