Compton Verney has won the highly prestigious Brown Tercentenary Award at the annual Georgian Group Awards
The Georgian Group is an English and Welsh conservation organisationcreated to campaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Compton Verney is a national art gallery in Warwickshire, based in a Grade I-listed Georgian mansion and set in 120 acres of Grade II-listed Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown parkland.
Director of Compton Verney, Professor Steven Parissien, said “ This is a wonderful and much-deserved tribute to our immense achievement not just in rescuing our fantastic, Grade I-listed Chapel from dereliction but also in restoring the historic landscape and its outstanding ‘Capability’ Brown buildings as a whole. It is also a testimony to the skill and dedication of the architects and craftspeople who have been
working on rehabilitating this unique resource over the last five years.”