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John Claudius Loudon and Derby Arboretum

Parkmasters Episode 1 of 5

Historian Tristram Hunt explores the people and ideas behind our public parks.

A passionate advocate of parks for the people, Loudon put his well-documented theories into practice in Derby, getting involved in the placing of benches, the labelling of the plants and trees and the provision of reference tomes in the lodge.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 28 Oct 2013 14:15
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