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

Tag: Dunham Massey

287: What is a deer house?

I am proud to number amongst my acquaintance, Dr J  – I would add ‘of Sheffield’ but that he is so often to be found in Lichfield – or any other field come to that.

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238: How are we to know where Brown worked?

Mr Honey beat my door like an old carpet this morning, with the complaint that all the talk of valleys whether ‘transverse, direct or the other thing’ in my recent note (note 236) made a wholly misleading summary of our discussions.

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157: Can we have more on mapping?

3 Sandleford Priory Spyers 1781

A plan for Sandleford Priory said to have been copied from Spyers

Many correspondents have returned to the question of mapping, the accuracy of maps, the date of maps where no date is provided, and the inconvenient tendency to overwrite maps, so one scarcely knows who has done what when.

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39: Who built the mount at Dunham Massey?

In the same post comes a note from Mr G. of Altrincham who has sent me a photograph of the mount in the New Park at Dunham Massey

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