The Temple of the Four Winds
Follies • Documentary, 27-Jun-2022
One of Britain’s greatest contributions to the visual arts is the English Landscape Garden, a form of garden design that was refined at the magnificent stately home, Castle Howard, in North Yorkshire. Pinning these new landscapes together were follies. Built in the early 18th Century, The Temple of the Four Winds is an ornate classical temple that represented the revolutionary intersection of art, poetry and politics. In this episode, Rory explores the society in which the Temple was built and imagines the secret club it might once have entertained.
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