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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
American
Title
Bankshaven
exterior
garden facade porch
Work Type
country house
Date
Work: 1828; 1929; 1970
Era: CE
Date Note: gardens established 1929; house moved to site, 1970
Image Date: 2002
Location
Newnan, Coweta, Georgia, United States
Period
Federal
Description
William Banks Sr., hired [William] Pauly, the first landscape architect licensed in Georgia and designer of downtown Atlanta’s Hurt Park, to create a plan for the grounds. Typical of grand estates, Pauly’s design placed formal gardens close to the house, leaving outlying areas largely untouched and creating natural vistas.
[William] Banks first fell in love with the house when he visited it in 1958. It was then located in the Georgia hamlet of Haddock, about an hour east of Atlanta. Abandoned for years, the house, built in 1828, was designed by New England architect and builder Daniel Pratt. Years later, after purchasing a home in Temple, New Hampshire, Banks began to research the town’s history. Imagine his surprise when he discovered that Pratt, who eventually moved to the South, was one of Temple’s native sons. When the Georgia house became available in the late 1960s, Banks had to have it. In 1968, following the death of his father, he had the house moved to Coweta County, where, with his mother’s blessing, he razed the old house and replaced it with the Federal one. The gardens went untouched. -- http://www.hortmag.com/gardens-and-gardeners/garden-visits/baks-garden#sthash.VvSru4Od.dpuf
ID Number
20120508ARCH_0032
Source
Photographer: Wilson, Richard Guy
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
13969641.fpx
SSID
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