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 Lancelot “Capability” Brown

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Lancelot “Capability” Brown

  • Birth c.30 Aug 1716 Northumberland, England
  • Death 6 Feb 1783 Mayfair, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
  • Burial Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Memorial ID 5887831

Famed British landscape designer. He served as head gardener at Stowe before moving to London in 1751. He then purchased a small estate at Fenstanton and Hilton in 1767, later acquiring the manor of Fenstanton in 1770. His work is still thriving today across the country at many of the most famous estates in the world.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kieran Smith
  • Added: 24 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5887831
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lancelot “Capability” Brown (c.30 Aug 1716–6 Feb 1783), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5887831, citing St Peter and St Paul Churchyard, Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .