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Eyres, Patrick.

On the spot : the Yorkshire Red Books of Humphry Repton, landscape gardener / Patrick Eyres and Karen Lynch.

[Leeds] : New Arcadian Press, 2018.
Physical Description:
ix, 197 pages : colour illustrations, maps, plans ; 30 cm
Reference Library
SB470.R4 E97 2018 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
England -- Yorkshire.
Gardens -- England -- Yorkshire.
Landscape gardening -- England -- Yorkshire.
Landscape gardening.
Red books of Humphry Repton (Repton, Humphry)
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818. Red books of Humphry Repton.
Lynch, Karen, 1963-, author of Noble propects: Capability Brown and the Yorkshire landscape.

  • The Yorkshire Commissions and Red Books of Humphry Repton / Karen Lynch. 1. Wentworth Woodhouse and the Red Book, 1791-94 : Wentworth House in Yorkshire, A Seat of the Right Hon:ble Earl Fitzwilliam
  • 2. Rudding Hall and the lost Red Book, 1791
  • 3. Owston Hall and the Red Book, 1793 : Ouston (sic) in Yorkshire, A Seat of Bryan Cooke Esq:r
  • 4. Bessacre Manor and the lost Red Book, 1793
  • 5. Mulgrave Castle and the Red Book, 1793 : Mulgrave in Yorkshire, A Seat of The Right Hon:ble Lord Mulgrave
  • 6. Harewood House and the reconstructed Red Book, 1800
  • 7. Langold and the lost Red Book, 1806
  • Oulton Hall and the Red Book, 1810 : Oulton near Leeds in Yorkshire, A Seat of John Blayds Esq.r
  • 9. Armley House and the Red Book, 1810 : Armley House near Leeds in Yorkshire, A Seat of Benjamin Gott Esq.r
  • 10. Welton and Esholt : Humphry Repton and Peacock's Polite Repository
  • The talented Mr Repton : conflict, culture and contradiction in the Yorkshire Red Books / Patrick Eyres. I. The Red Books and publications of Humphry Repton, professional consultant
  • II. The Rockingham Monument, Portland Whigs and aristocratic benevolence
  • III. The gentlemen-merchants of Leeds at Oulton Hall and Armsley House
  • IV. Epilogue : the influence of Humphry Repton on the poet-gardener, Ian Hamilton Finlay.