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The Grand Avenue

The Grand Avenue Date Photo Taken c.1901
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Charles, Lord Bruce, began laying out the Grand Avenue, probably in the 1730s. It is the most striking feature of the Forest and was completed, with its junction of eight rides by Lancelot (Capability) Brown.

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