The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

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

Tag: Kiddington

285: What of Steffie Shields?

A delayed train to Carlisle having given me an hour or two in hand at Newcastle, I resolved to indulge myself with Steffie Shields Moving Heaven and Earth Capability Brown’s gift of landscape.

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227: and Weir Cascades?

The Kiddington Cascade

The Kiddington Cascade

One of the cascades at Wrest

One of the cascades at Wrest

You are right to press this question, Mr L, for Capability Brown, a sensible man, does also seem to have used weirs to create changes in water level.

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156: Are Brown’s ‘cultural landscapes’?

At a genial evening just past in the upstairs rooms at the Tatler’s Waste-Bin, conversation turned to the idea of ‘cultural landscape’ and the fond attachment people form to particular places.

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