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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wz OS ou H< t/5 Q OS •<u OS 0 40 Tile Building tiles. The chimneys are of red brick, and their fine shapeand grouping produce the leading vertical lines of thecomposition. They contrast admirably with the simpleand extended roof lines and with the long lines of oakcasements. In the middle of the south front (Fig. 23),with its gable projection, is the drawing-room, the mullionedwindows of which end in a Tudor doorway giving access tothe terrace, up to whose bank wild Nature stretches. Thereis no garden on this side, but an outlook upon and into thevirgin wood, where trees have been felled for a certaindistance to give free play for light and air. The dining-room gives on to the loggia, the arch of which appears at theright of Fig. 23. This loggia dominates the most choicepart of the garden, which begins with a brick and stonepaved plat, enclosed by a low wall and left free for sittingout in favourable weather. From here half the county ofSurrey is seen beyond the garden, lying
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