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Capability Brown

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Capability Brown and the Eighteenth-century English Landscape

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Gardens of Today, Hallingbury Place, Bishops Stortford

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Hallingbury Place, Bishops Stortford

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Hallingbury Place, Essex, The Residence of Mr Lockett Agnew

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Hallingbury Place, The Water Garden and Rose Garden

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Houblon family letters and cash book

Houblon family letters and cash book

Peacock's Polite Repository

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The Account Book Of Lancelot Brown

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The Water Garden and Roses at Hallingbury Place

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