Milton Abbas, Dorset
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ENG/2583 (ES2491.4)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Villages ; Town planning|
NOTES: The market town of Milton Abbas was demolished in its entirety by the Earl of Dochester between 1771 and 1790. He commissioned Capability Brown the plans for a new village, consisting mainly of cottages lining up the main street. The cottages were designed by Sir William Chambers.
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