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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nd leads to thefront doorway, with its pediment in dressed stone (Fig. 67).The planning of the kitchen offices, of bathroom and lava-tory, housemaids closet and linen cupboard, is all effectivelycontrived. The garden is a standing example of whatskilful design and good planting can effect on a very narrowsite (Fig. 69). As, however, considerable space is needed todo justice to Miss Jekylls treatment of it, I must refer myreaders to Gardens for Small Country Houses. In thatbook a chapter has been given to a full description of it. The Dormy House at Walton Heath is a very differentsort of building. Probably it is because we like to playwithin easy reach of our wrork and homes that the residentialcountry club, so popular in America, has taken no greathold in English habit. The nearest things to it we haveare the golf club, which by its ample bedroom accommoda-tion takes on almost the character of a hotel, and theDormy House that is an annexe of an ordinary golf club Millmead, Bromley 95
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