View of the Street

 

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A lovely view of The Street of Milton Abbas nestled in its valley. Unfortunately this is not how Capability Brown intended it. It was meant to be much more open with a clear view from this spot across the lake up the street. This spot would be one of the places where Lord Milton would stop the carriage with his guests to show them how he had housed his estate workers.

Still after 250 years of tree growth, death and regrowth this is the best we can do. Note Capability Brown wanted his lake to be seen and with clear views across it in every direction.

 

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