Hilltop chateau, Gruyeres: view from the chateau of the formal garden and garden-house
|Artist/Photographer||Deakin, Ralph (1888-1952)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Gardens ; Country houses ; Landscape ; Garden buildings ; Topiary|
NOTES: This chateau existed as early as the 12th century and was almost completely rebuilt after 1480. It became the seat of the Fribourg Langvogts from 1555, was sold to the Bovy family in 1938 and was bought back by the state of Fribourg in 1938.
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