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It lies on the side of a hili, upon which the house stands, but not very steep. The length of the house, where ihe best roolis and of most use or pleasure are, lies upon the breadth or the garden; the creat parlour opens into the middle of a terras travel-walk that lies even with it, and which may lie, as I recenber, about three hundred paces lond, and broad in proportion; the border set with standard laurels and at large distances, which have the beauty of orance-trees out of flower and fruit. From this walk are three descents by many stono steps, in the middle and at each crd, into a very large parterre. This is divided into quarters by cravel-walks, and adorned with two fountains and eight statues in the several quarters. At the end of the terras-walk are two sumer-houses, and the sides of the parterre are ranged with two large cloister's open to the garden, upon arches of stone, and ending with two other sumar-houses even vith the cloisters, which are paved with stone, and designed for walks of shade, there being none other in the whole parterre. Over these two cloisters are two terrasses covered with lead, and fenced with balusters; and the passare into these airy walks is out of the two suner houses ut the end of the first terras-walk. The cloister facing the south is covered with vines, and would have been proper for an orance-house, and the other for wyrtlus or other more com on treens, and had, I doubt not, been cast for that purpose, if this piece of gardening had been then in as much vogue as it is now. "From the middle of this parterre is a descent by many steps flying on each side of a grotto that lies between theia, covered with load and flat, into the lower carden, wlici is all fruit-trees ranged about the several cuarters of a wilderness which is very shady; the walks hero are all creen, the crotto ezabellished with figures of shell-rock-work, fountains, and water-works. If the hill had not end :d with the lower Carden, and the wall were not bounded by a common way that goes through the park, they ki ht have added a third quarter of all crens; but this want is supplied by a carden on the other side the house, which is all of that sort, very wild, shady, and adorned with l'ough rockwork and fountains. "This was voor lark, when I was acquainted with it, and the swoetest place, I think, that I have ever seen in my life, cither before or since, at home or abroad." Vide the late varl of Orford on lodern Gardening.

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