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Arts and Crafts

A cultural style that was fashionable in the late 19th and early 20th century. Arts and Crafts garden design emphasises use of traditional crafts and materials for garden structures, often using geometric shapes, particularly associated with Edwin Lutyens and Thomas Mawson.

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The White Garden at Hidcote Manor, showing paved paths, formal hedges and topiary, and white flowering shrubs and plants with the manorhouse in the background. Photograph copyright: Sarah Jackson, 2004.