The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

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

Tag: Warwick Castle

214: Did Brown really dislike deer?

In my last (note 213), I offered to my companions at the Tatler’s Waste-bin a list of all those landscapes of that fine man and lord-lieutenant of Huntingdon, Capability Brown, for which I had records of an active deer park.

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26: Was Brown a Whig?

Connections and networks count for more in this world than political principle

Connections and networks count for more in this world than political principle

The Brown Advisoris not in any sense a dating agent, however Mr L. of Bromsgrove, has asked me to put him in touch with Mrs D. of Hampshire with the offer of assistance for her planned tour of Worcestershire, and I have conceded.

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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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