The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

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

Tag: Cassiobury

169: Who was Lapidge?

A few additional leaves will gild the record, and may serve to further Dr J’s inquiries (note 41) into Capability Brown’s working relationship with his main man and executor,  Samuel Lapidge.

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104: Did Brown do canals?

A fine 18th century canal, but currently of little use to boatmen

A fine 18th century canal, but currently of little use to boatmen

Mrs A-S writes that she is anxious to involve the boatmen of the West Midland canals in the celebration of Capability Brown’s tercentenary.

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