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1850: Mount Edgcumbe: who designed the viaduct?

‘Mount Edgcumbe is a miniature castle, a puerile mock-up, fronted to the north by terraces that give it a pretence of grandeur in the view down the Hamoaze – a quaint name for the estuarine stretch of the River Tamar, between its confluence with the River Lynher and Plymouth Sound. The water is not my present subject however.

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1835: was William Cowper an influence?

Oofy here: Editorial: Cowper. Deal with it.

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1858: why the cross-references?

Mr R.S. has written from Devon to ask our editor why Repton cross-references from red book to red book

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