Title: Lutyens houses and gardens
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Weaver, Lawrence, 1876-1930
Subjects: Lutyens, Edwin Landseer, Sir, 1869-1944 Architecture, Domestic Gardens
Publisher: London, Offices of "Country life", ltd. [etc.] New York, C. Scribner’s Sons
Contributing Library: University of Connecticut Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
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GROUND FLOOR PLAN 30.—Ground Floor Plan of Tigbourne Court. 48 Tigbourne Court
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< o w XH so H o woZ, <W « O u w « O «O H A Gay Plan 49 varied in surface, rich in pasture, and embowered in muchof the woodland of the ancient Weald of Surrey. The site where Mr. Edgar Home decided to build thehouse was occupied by Tigbourne Cottage, which had apicturesque garden. Its well-matured alleys of thuja andtrained yew hedges were too good for the cottage to whichit belonged, but the cottage was not sacrificed to the newhouse. It remains as a coachmans residence. The new housestands by the road, and Sir Edwin has given to the entrancefront (Fig. 31) a more welcoming character than in most ofhis later houses. It faces west, with a pillared porch set backbetween projecting wings, which contain the kitchen quarterson the north and the drawing-room on the south. The planis very gay in conception (Fig. 30). Not only are theinner corners of the wings set out on concave lines, but thegateway to the kitchen yard on the north and to the gardenon the south are also made the oc
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