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Humphrey Repton
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Born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Born on 21st of April 1752
Died in Aylsham, Norfolk
Died on 24th of March 1818

Born 1752 . Died 1818 - Landscape designer


A great English landscape designer, often regarded as the successor to Capability Brown. His first paid commission was Catton Park in 1788, and later more prestigious projects included Blaise Castle, Woburn Abbey and re-designing the Royal Pavilion for the Prince Regent. Publications include Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening (1795).

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