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Little Court

Introduction

This site is a small country house and garden designed by Peter Morley Horder before 1912. The building is now an hotel. Please see: http://www.activehotels.com/wl/servlet/xmlbrochure/index.do?hotelid=217874&day=&month=&year=&trkref=UK2&subid=bbdinfobot&numrooms=&numnights=&language=&mode=

There are good examples of typical Morley Horder walls between the main lawn and the kitchen garden, with shelter alcoves for tender plants and soft fruit trees.
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History

This is a small country house and garden designed by Percy Morley Horder before 1912. It is illustrated in 'Gardens for Small Country Houses' by Jekyll and Weaver. Morley Horder also worked at Waterston Manor, and the comparison of the two sites is an added interest.

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Style

Arts And Crafts

Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Hotel

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Civil Parish

Charminster

References

References

Contributors

  • William Gueterbock

  • Dorset Gardens Trust