Tag Archives: Lancelot Brown

Wandering Around Wallington

I recently made a visit to the National Trust property of Wallington, situated in Northumberland and not very far from the birthplace of our man ‘Capability’ Brown. I was intrigued and keen to follow-up the connection between this impressive estate, … Continue reading

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Capability Brown 300 Website Goes Live!

An update to this blog is long overdue, and to landscape, garden or history fans, not to mention many others, I’m sure this one is worth the wait. I bring news of the launch of an official Capability Brown website; a … Continue reading

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Biography – Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

Lancelot Brown was born in Kirkharle, Northumberland in 1716. Born into a rural community, he was fortunate to have been educated to the age of 16, and following this completed a gardening apprenticeship for the local landowner Sir William Lorraine. … Continue reading

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Introduction: Capability Brown Tercentenary 2016

Whilst this blog was primarily created to promote the life and times of Lancelot Brown, it has to be said that the flame was ignited at an event in June of 2012. Speaking for myself, I’ve been a Brown supporter for many … Continue reading

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