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Stephen Switzer - pioneer of the English landscape garden

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  1. Stephen Switzer - pioneer of the English landscape garden
  2. Early career
  3. Influential projects
  4. Publications
  5. Later career
  6. Sources
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W. A. Brogden, ‘Switzer, Stephen (bap. 1682, d. 1745)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [, accessed 26 Jan 2009].

J. Dixon Hunt & P. Willis (eds), The Genius of the Place (Paul Elek, 1975).

J. Finch ‘Pallas, Flora, and Ceres: Landscape Priorities and Improvement on the Castle Howard Estate, 1699-1880' In Estate Landscapes: Design, Improvement, and Power in the Post-Medieval Landscape, ed. J. Finch and K. Giles (The Boydell Press, 2007) pp. 19-37.

D. Green, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire (Blenheim estate office, 1976).

Switzer, S., The Nobleman Gentleman and Gardener's Recreation (London, 1715).

Switzer, S., Iconographica Rustica vol. II. (D. Brown. 1718).

Switzer, S., Introduction to a General System of Hydraulicks and Hydrostatick (London, 1727).

Turner, J., ‘Stephen Switzer and the Political Fallacy in Landscape Gardening History' in Eighteenth-Century Studies, 11.4 (1978) pp. 489-496.