Front Door Details

Front doors feature a lower panel consisting of a circle within a square. A classical design device that Lutyens also used extensively at Viceroy's House and New Delhi. The end terraces feature furthur use of the sqaure in the form of a niche over the doors that reflects the use of the same over the fireplaces in the ground floor reception rooms. Original drawings indicate plaster cross vaults above the doors.
Front Door   Front Door Drawing

Composite Door and Window to rear

Consistent with the symmetrical approach, Love used a composite door and window to the rear. Throughout the houses stone sills and thresholds are detailed.
Designed by: MR Design
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