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Looking up at the ornamental plane tree at Hatfield Forest

Site of the Month - Hatfield Forest

22.05.2015 | category: General

Capability Brown and Hatfield Forest – Uncovering the Evidence. For years there has been speculation that Hatfield Forest may have been a Brownian project but confirming this was a much more challenging task.

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Capability Brown on the next £20 note?

20.05.2015 | category: General

The Bank of England are asking the public to nominate who they would like to feature on the back of the next £20 note. We think Capability Brown would be a good choice!
Find out how to make a nomination...

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Capability Brown and Lord Bute

19.05.2015 | category: General

Capability Brown was commissioned by many of the leading members of 18th Century society. John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, who served as Prime Minister under King George III, was one such client. Nora Shane explores their work together.

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Bowood

Site of the Month - Bowood

01.05.2015 | category: General

The Park at Bowood is deemed to be one of the finest examples of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s work in the country. The Bowood landscape has an exceptionally interesting history. Bowood's Curator, Jo Johnston, tells us more.

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