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Identifier: lutyenshousesga00weav
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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c/i D0= w Q W o. Hi P WBS H 3 5 L.H.Q. G 98 The Dormy House, Walton Heath The quiet formality of the house stretches to the garden,which is brilliant in summer with roses climbing richlyover treillage pergolas of split oak. Barton St. Mary, East Grinstead, is one of the besthouses designed by Sir Edwin in a vernacular manner. It is typically of the South Country (Fig. 72), with

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70.—The Dormy House, Walton Heath, from the East. Barton St. Mary, East Grinstead 99 white plastered walls and window dressings of red brick.An effect of simple richness is secured by the long rangesof narrow casements divided by bull-nose brick mullions.Despite the small height of the windows, they give fulllight to all the rooms. The elevations are the direct out-come of the plan, which is irregular, and demanded, therefore,an unsymmetrical treatment (Fig. 71). Not the least charmof the house is the way the garden steals up to the walls.The little entrance forecourt is laid with rough flag-stones, their wide joints hospitable to poppies and snap-dragons, daisies and stonecrop. The scale of Barton St. Mary is much helped by thesize of the bricks used, which are only one inch and three-quarters thick. The interior treatment is of the simplestthroughout. There are no cornices to any of the rooms,and little decorative emphasis anywhere save in the fire-places, one of which is illustra

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