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Capability Brown Landscapes Celebrated and Protected by Historic England

In a press release on 2 September 2016, Historic England announced their important contributions to the Capability Brown Festival. These include:

  • Adding two Capability Brown landscapes to the National Heritage List for England (The List) – Stoke Place in Buckinghamshire and Peper Harow Park in Surrey
  • Re-listing seven other sites, including the landscape designer’s home, to celebrate the designer’s national importance
  • A bird’s-eye view of Capability Brown sites revealed as a new aerial photography map is launched
  • Historic England’s crowd-funded book on Capability Brown to be published this Autumn

Read the full news piece which provides greater detail for all of the above.