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

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1846: Did Repton work for a lower class of person than Brown?

‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, though unsupported by any evidence, that Humphry Repton worked for a lower class of people than Brown.

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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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