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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48.—Grey Walls : Ground Plan. 70 Grey Walls
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z Little Thakeham 71 every quarter and enjoy views both of the links and of theformal garden. The rubble walls are built of stone of arich cream colour, while the roofs are covered with greyDutch pantiles that give an effect altogether delightful.Everywhere there is evidence of ingenious new uses ofmaterials. Set in the window lintels are sections of greypantile, which by their repeating curves give touches ofinterest, and between them is a garreting with dots of redtile. The round pillars of the tea-room are built up of thinshards, set in thick mortar, of the same green slates that arehung on some of the walls. Little Thakeham shows a marked development in SirEdwins handling of Tudor elements of design. It is smallerthan Marshcourt, but there is an increase in restraint oftreatment which is not accounted for merely by differenceof size and the more modest decorative scheme appropriatein a smaller house. The exterior claims our attention first.There is altogether less exuberance of fa
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