Hyde Park

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Land owned by the Convent of Westminster was appropriated by Henry VIII for use as a hunting ground in 1536; a century later the public were permitted entry to what became the capital's principal leisure park. This illustrated account explores its development up to the present day and reviews the most significant events in its history, such as the digging of the Serpentine in 1730 and the building of the Crystal Palace to host the Great Exhibition of 1851.

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Hyde Park

Hyde Park

The People's Park

Paperback128pp Illustrated168x246mm

9781445642888     Product Code: 225203

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Land owned by the Convent of Westminster was appropriated by Henry VIII for use as a hunting ground in 1536; a century later the public were permitted entry to what became the capital's principal leisure park. This illustrated account explores its development up to the present day and reviews the most significant events in its history, such as the digging of the Serpentine in 1730 and the building of the Crystal Palace to host the Great Exhibition of 1851.

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