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Wrought iron Circle Gate at the entrance to the Paved Garden (now at the entrance to the Pinetum)
Robin designed this gate which was based on a screen in the Victoria and Albert Museum, but wasn't happy with it here and took it down.

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Proposed design, on tracing paper, by F. Landon for top of wrought iron gate. For accompanying letter see YGA00975.

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Robin's drawings of "Wrought Iron Gate for York Gate Adel" (RAS 1972); Detail and measurements; Size A3.
The design was based on a screen in the Victoria and Albert Museum, and was made for Robin by his blacksmith F. Landon.

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A wrought iron gate at Montacute with a garden and building beyond.

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Letter from F Landon (Blacksmith) concerning the design for Robin's gate which accompanied a drawing on tracing paper (YGA00942). The letter aalso refers to a sketch of a latch and keep which is not present.

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Lawn at the bottom of the Pinetum, looking towards the wrought iron gate designed by Robin Spencer. Pillars topped with carved stone pineapples on either side of the gate, and clipped hollies to the right.
After Robin's death in 1982, Sybil…

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Steps down to Paved Garden. Wrought iron (Circle) gate and greenhouse corner in view, possible Japanese Turtle God - minogame - on wall, espalier pyracantha on house wall

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The orangery at Montacute House, a wall with a wrought iron gate in the foreground.

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The Pond looking towards the wrought iron gate with carved stone pineapples (stolen) on the pillars

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Victorian style metal gate between the Orchard Garden and the Pinetum.
The gate was designed by Robin Spencer, based on a screen in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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