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Happy 300th Birthday ‘Capability’ Brown

Happy 300th Birthday ‘Capability’ Brown

Blog posts   •   Sep 02, 2016 09:48 BST

​This month we celebrate Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s 300th Birthday. Born in Kirkharle parish, Northumberland, Brown was baptised on the 30th August, 1716. To celebrate his anniversary, we look back over his career and the history that he has with Stoke Park.

The Year of the English Country Garden

The Year of the English Country Garden

Blog posts   •   Jan 21, 2016 16:33 GMT

2016 has been dedicated The Year of The English Country Garden which coincides with Lancelot “Capability” Brown’s 300th anniversary of his birthday in August, who we have to thank for initial landscaping at Stoke Park which was later updated by Humphry Repton.