Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

In the Willen section of Milton Keynes is Willen Church, the only(?) extant structure designed by Robert Hooke. The church (of St Mary Magdalene) is on a road called The Hooke.

In a nearby field is a maze constructed by Buddhist monks from an adjacent monastery, the largest turf maze in the world. [Letter from John Fauvel with photo. Pennick, pp.168- 169 & plate 20. Fisher, p.154.]

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[For an account of Hooke's architecture which suggests other extant buildings possibly by him, see Stephen Inwood, The Man Who Knew Too Much: The Strange and inventive life of Robert Hooke 1635-1703 (London: Macmillan, 2002) - TM]


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