The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

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

Tag: Stanage

1842: the villa?

‘Repton famously found villas distasteful, and it as though exposure to villas would bring out a case of the shudders in him.

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1833: was Jane Austen an influence?

‘Many theorists have advanced evidence for an association between Humphry Repton and Jane Austen.

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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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By John Phibbs