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Sally Jeffery

Dr Sally Jeffery is a Course Tutor for the IHR's MA in Garden and Landscape History

Sally is an architectural and garden historian of Britain and Europe, specialising in the late-medieval and early modern period.

Sally's teaching and research

Sally is an architectural and garden historian with a research specialism in the late medieval early modern period. Her principal areas of research and teaching are the houses and gardens of the fifteenth and sixteenth  centuries in Italy, and of the seventeenth  and early eighteenth centuries in England, France and The Netherlands. Her work also includes architecture and gardens from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries.

Sally's publications on garden history include:

  • ‘The Gardens of Wanstead House’, in Katherine Myers (ed.), The Gardens of Wanstead (London: London Parks and Gardens Trust, 2003). 
  • ‘The Way of Italian Gardens’, in Mavis Batey (ed.), A Celebration of John Evelyn, Proceedings of a Conference to mark the Tercentenary of his Death (Sutton: Surrey Gardens Trust, 2007). 
  • The Gardens at Ham House, with Louise O'Reilly (London: The National Trust, 2012). 
  • ‘Humphry Repton’s Report on Wanstead’, in Repton in London. The Gardens and Landscapes of Humphry Repton (1752-1818) in the London Boroughs (London: London Parks and Gardens Trust, 2018). 
  • ‘Hawksmoor’s vision of Wray Wood, Castle Howard’, Architectural History, 61 (2018), 37-72.