Capability Brown 1716 - 1783

Landscape gardener
English; British
born in:
Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom

1741 - employed by Lord Cobham to execute architectural and landscaping work at Stowe, Buckingshire. 1751 - after the death of Lord Cobham, Brown left Stowe and moved with his family to the Mall, Hammersmith. 1764 - appointed master gardener at Hampton Court and Richmond, and gardener at St James's.