Designs for alterations and additions to Betteshanger House and gardens, Kent, for Sir Walter Charles James: design for terracing behind retaining walls and a sundial in a parterre

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125966
Architect/DesignerDevey, George (1820-1886)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1880
Image Date1860
Library ReferencePB803/4(8)
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Beginning in 1856, George Devey undertook a major remodelling of Betteshanger House and grounds which continued into the 1880s after Devey had died. The house originated as a modest villa by Robert Lugar for F. R. Morrice in 1829 (see RIBA17755 and RIBA17756).

Subject tags

Gardens, country houses, terraces, sundials