Repton - Humphrey Repton 1752-1818
Humphrey Repton 1752-1818
Humphrey Repton was born in Bury St. Edmunds in 1752, the son of a successful tax collector.
Repton undertook over four hundred commissions during his thirty year career working on many important stately homes. One Repton garden, largely unchanged, can be viewed at Betchworth House in Surrey . Others include ; Ashridge, Cobham Hall, Dyrham Park, Harewood House, Longleat, Brighton Royal Pavilion, Sheringham Park, Tatton Park and Woburn Abbey. Humphrey Repton is buried in the churchyard at Aylsham, Norfolk .
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