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Serge Chermayeff's Bentley Wood up for sale

Serge Chermayeff 's Bentley Wood (1938) in Halland, East Sussex, is up for sale, writes Andrew Mead .On completion, it was hailed as one of the finest Modern Movement buildings in the UK - 'a regular Rolls-Royce of a house', said Charles Reilly (AJ 28.9.38).With its sculpture and paintings (Moore, Nicholson, Piper), and its extensive grounds (on which Chermayeff collaborated with Christopher Tunnard), it fused architecture, art and landscape into a memorable whole.Alan Powers, curator ...

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