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Humphry Repton

Humphry Repton is the famous designer of the landscape at Warley Woods.  He created it for Samuel Galton Junior who owned the farm land and wanted to create a pleasure ground to surround a new house.  He was particular famous for showing his customers his design ideas bound as a red leather book.  The “Repton’s Red Book” for Warley Park is kept at Smethwick Library.  The Community Trust has a copy which people can look  at.

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You can read more about the history of Warley Woods here.

This is Wikipedia’s entry about Repton

If you want to see a list of all the landscapes Repton worked on, you can see these here.

These last two are links to external sites and the Community Trust is not responsible for their content.

 

 

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