The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Arched walls

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2034. Arched, niched, or recessed walls (fig. 591.) were contrived for the same pur-pose by Switzer, and, at least, had a massive imposing effect to the eye. Such walls were generally heated by flues, and formed in fact the intermediate link in the progress of improvement between hot walls and forcing-houses.