Brantwood, Coniston 519

Coniston, Cumbria, England, Cumbria, South Lakeland

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Brantwood was the home of John Ruskin between 1872 to 1900. It is a mountainside garden consisting mostly of woodland. Other features created by Ruskin include, the Zig-Zaggy, an allegorical garden based on Dante's Purgatorial Mount. There is also the Hortus Inclusus which is a herb garden, a fern garden and a moorland garden.


Brantwood was constructed by John Ruskin between 1872 to 1900.

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