Make an en­trance

Coun­try gar­den gates come in all man­ner of styles. This se­lec­tion of tim­ber ex­am­ples re­veals stylish cre­ativ­ity in tan­dem with fit­ness for pur­pose

Country Life Every Week - - Contents - selected by Kathryn Bradley-hole

Kathryn Bradley-hole se­lects the most stylish gates

Above left: Hand­some waves or­na­ment gates by Ge­orge Carter, the mas­ter of el­e­gant tim­ber fea­tures. Left: When the wall it­self is busy and tex­tured, sim­plic­ity in the gar­den door may be all that is re­quired. Right: Pointed bat­tens in the gates echo the obelisks be­yond, the sense of unity be­ing re­in­forced by a sin­gle paint colour. By Ge­orge Carter

Above: Bold colour can be used to high­light an el­e­gant en­trance, the pierced de­sign en­abling views be­yond, by Arne May­nard

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