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Sources of information

Capability Brown

Stroud, D. 1975. Capability Brown, p149-151, 243.

Capability Brown

Stroud, D., Capability Brown (London: Faber, 1975), pp. 149-51, 180, 207, 243, plates 48a & b

General View of the Agriculture of the County of Stafford with observations on the means of its improvement

Pitt, W. 1796. A General View of the Agriculture of the County of Stafford ith observations on the means of its improvement, p.204.

Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest

English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest, (Swindon: English Heritage, 2008) [on CD-ROM]

The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interesting & picturesque Views

Watts, W. 1779. The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interesting & picturesque Views, pl 13

Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Stafford

Nightingale J. 1810. Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Stafford, p731, 936.

West Midland Gardens: the gardens of Hereford & Worcester, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands

Sidwell, R. 1981. West Midland Gardens: the gardens of Hereford & Worcester, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands, p177-179.