The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

300 Frequently Asked Questions about Capability Brown, and a further 200 about Humphry Repton

Category: Bath-houses

1824: Why there?

‘If the Bathing House at Norris Castle is in his character and style, we might then ask what Humphry Repton might have made of its location and the location of the other buildings on the estate.

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1821: Did Repton like baths?

‘A gloss from the Type-Setter: While, for reasons I am loathe at present to disclose, I am content enough with my place at the copy-editor’s stool, I confess that there’ll be hell to pay with my tailor if I’m to sit all day long pouring over these barely intelligible notes from the Czech.

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155: Has sufficient attention been paid to Brown’s architecture?

Mrs D of Hampshire has asked for advice on the attribution to Capability Brown of the bath house at Warnford.

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By John Phibbs