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A Capability Brown Lawn – Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park Lawns, north of the house, as laid to a ‘natural and easy level’ by Capability Brown c1760 This area was previously set with formal ponds that were removed in favour of grass, which flowed down to the River … Continue reading

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Warwickshire – Compton Verney

1768 – 1770s Compton Verney CV35 9HZ Compton Verney has like many a Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown landscape seen much change, yet surprisingly, it remains visually quite intact. The mansion sits in a shallow valley setting just below the B4455 Roman Fosse Way, … Continue reading

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