Course Code
HARC 0140
Course Type
Subject Credit
Course Availability

This course studies the history of gardens and parks in Europe from the middle ages to the early nineteenth century. Topics include: castle gardens, monasteries and colleges; physick and botanic gardens; the formal park; the classical style of the eighteenth century; the English tradition of Brown and Repton. Oxford and the surrounding contain some gardens from this era, which students can explore, notably the Botanical Gardens.