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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ea informing the new work,which clears the way for considering the house in detail.It is approached by a drive which brings the visitor to aspacious forecourt enclosed by a curved dwarf wall sur-mounted by simple railing with ornamental panels at regularintervals. The gates in the middle are admirable examplesof eighteenth-century ironwork, and the brick piers at theend of the sweep bear engaging little leaden Cupids (Fig.98). As the front door is neared, we notice on the right anopening towards the drive that skirts the lower pond,furnished with a gate which justifies the title of the picture, A Study in Brick and Iron (Fig. 100). Temple Dinsley 141 We go through the entrance and staircase halls into thegarden hall. This is an enticingly cool-looking apartment,turned into an octagon. On two sides are corner cupboards,one old and painted with cherubs, now much darkened byage : the outer corners are windowed and fitted as aviaries,a pretty thought. Left and right of the garden hall are
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100.—Temple Dinsley : Looking into Forecourt from theEast. A Study in Brick and Iron. 142 Treatment of a Bath
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