The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

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

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76: What did Brown have against avenues?

Returning from a refreshing afternoon in Slough to a fresh delivery of correspondence on the hall table, I was just in time to catch a note from the Tyne as it slid from the top of the pile onto the floor. It was Mr O with news from Northumberland, and a question: did Capability Brown ever plant avenues?

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208: What are warrens?

From her correspondence, freshly delivered from Harlow, it is clear that Dr L has the impression that all warrens were rabbit warrens.

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