The Elms, Newport RI

I visited this house on December 11, 2011.

Rear Facade

Rear Facade

Built between 1898 – 1901 by Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer for the Berwind family.  The house was modeled after the mid-18th century French chateau d’Asnieres (c.1750) outside Paris.

Statue at Roof Corner

Statue at Roof Corner

Facade over front door

Facade over front door

Statue flanking front door

Statue flanking front door

This arbor, hiding the servant’s entrance to the house is most beautiful in the spring and summer.

Arbor over servant's entrance

Arbor over servant’s entrance

The Classical Revival style gardens on the grounds were developed between 1907 and 1914 and comprise almost 14 acres. I don’t know who the landscape architect was.

Garden Pavillion

Garden Pavilion

The Sunken Garden

The Sunken Garden

Garden Statue

Garden Statue

The Stables

The Stables

Stable Roofline

Stable Roofline

For more photos, visit my Elms Flickr site.

Today it is one of the mansions operated by the Preservation Society of Newport County.

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