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Sir John Clerk's garden buildings at Penicuik

Sir John Clerk's garden buildings at Penicuik This paper examines the array of exceptional ornamental structures proposed by Sir John Clerk, 2nd Baronet of Penicuik,for the grounds of his Midlothian home, during the years between 1733 and 1755. It assesses the architectural importance of Clerk's ’garden buildings’ and considers their allegorical significance in the context of two of his particular interests: classical Rome and ancient Caledonia. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architectural Heritage Edinburgh University Press

Sir John Clerk's garden buildings at Penicuik

Architectural Heritage , Volume 13 (13): 47 – Jan 1, 2002

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Edinburgh University Press
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Copyright © Edinburgh University Press
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1350-7524
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1755-1641
DOI
10.3366/arch.2002.13.13.47
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Abstract

This paper examines the array of exceptional ornamental structures proposed by Sir John Clerk, 2nd Baronet of Penicuik,for the grounds of his Midlothian home, during the years between 1733 and 1755. It assesses the architectural importance of Clerk's ’garden buildings’ and considers their allegorical significance in the context of two of his particular interests: classical Rome and ancient Caledonia.

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Architectural HeritageEdinburgh University Press

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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