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Lancelot 'Capability' Brown: Capability Brown in Oxfordshire

Resources relating to Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, eighteenth century landscape architect.

Capability Brown in Oxfordshire

Image of Blenheim PalaceThis page gives information about sites in Oxfordshire where Capability Brown is known to have worked. Some of these sites are being researched by the Oxfordshire Gardens Trust.

Resources given on this page refer specifically to Oxfordshire, see other pages of this guide for general resources which may of course contain information on Oxfordshire sites.

Image: Blenheim Park and Grounds, Photographer Richard Wilson, Thomas Jefferson Digital Library, ARTstor SAHARA 20081119AVRN_0002

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Oxfordshire Capability Brown sites

There is considerable debate about sites where Brown worked, but these are known to include the following on the basis of evidence including accounts, plans and correspondence. Links go to the site's entry on Parks & Gardens UK if one exists.

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