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Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818 / Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening: including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts
(1803)

Chapter XIII: Ancient mansions--danger of modernizing--three characters of Gothic architecture--for castles, churches, and houses--Corsham House--mixing characters, how far allowable--Port Eliot--remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, extracted from the Red Book in the Library of Magdalen College, Oxford--example of additions to the Gothic mansion of Ashton Court,   pp. 187-188 ff.


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