2018 saw the bi-centenary of the death of the landscape designer Humphry Repton (1752-1818). This book provides a fascinating insight into the unique range of gardens and landscapes Repton designed in and around the capital. His 50 plus commissions within the London Boroughs ranged from classic garden squares such as Russell Square and contemporary villas through to large landscapes such as that at Kenwood.

Reproducing images from two of the customised Red Books and from his formal publications, this beautifully illustrated book sheds light on Repton’s work that has not previously received such detailed scrutiny.

Price: £15.00 + £2.28 P&P.

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The Gardens and Landscapes of Humphry Repton (1752-1818) in the London Boroughs
Repton 1818
Humphry Repton, Taste and the Client
Michael Symes
‘In answer to several questions proposed for my consideration’: Repton’s recommendations for the estate at Kenwood
Emily Parker
Humphry Repton’s report on Wanstead
Sally Jeffery
Repton’s London Squares: Russell Square, Bloomsbury Square and Cadogan Square
Susan Jellis
‘Mr Repton has also contributed, with his usual abilities’: the Casina, Dulwich
Susan Darling
Haling Park
Catherine Brown
Repton in South-west London: Point Pleasant, White Lodge and West Hill
Chris Sumner
‘I stood on tip-toe upon a little hill’: The Northern Heights
Barbara Deason, Margaret King and Charlotte Lorimer
Humphry Repton in North West Kent: Langley Park, Sundridge Park and Holwood Park
Hazelle Jackson and Tudor Davies
‘In the vicinity of the metropolis there are few places so free from interruption as the grounds at Wembly’
Leslie Williams and Susan Darling
Susan Darling

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If you prefer to pay by cheque, please send your cheque for £17.28 (payable to London Historic Parks and Gardens Trust) and your details to:

Barbara Deason, LPGT
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