Church seeks funding for to restore historic memorial

Lancelot 'Capability' Brown

A church in Cambridgeshire is appealing for more funding to restore the only memorial of Britain's most famous gardener.

Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, who is credited with creating some of Britain's most iconic gardens, is buried alongside his family in Fenstanton.

He and his family are buried in the grounds of the Fenstanton church. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Church of St Peter and St Paul are looking to raise £40,000 pounds to honour the work he did more than 250 years ago.

No other significant memorial exists in the UK to the gardener, except the one at the church in Cambridgeshire - the only place he is known to have purchased land.

Credit: ITV News Anglia