Country Architecture: A Work, Designed for the Use of the Nobility and Country Gentlemen, Being a Series of Executed Works and Designs for Buildings Connected with Landed Property, Comprising Labourers' Cottages, Labourers' Institute, Machanics' Dwellings, Entrance Lodges
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9 inches accommodation shewn approved arches Bart Bath stone Bedwyn Berkshire blocks brickwork building built Cassiobury Park cast iron cesspit chamber floor chamfered chimney Clevedon Court colour COTTAGES erected covered with ornamental covered with Staffordshire dairy ditto ditto drain pipe drawing shews dressings to doors durable dwellings entrance gates ENTRANCE LODGE equals 10 feet executed external walls finished fireplaces flues frames front ground and chamber ground floor gutters hinges inch deal inch equals inches thick Inclosure Inclosure Commissioners including outbuildings joists labour living rooms LORD STANLEY marginal sketch shews mortar NOTE.—The offices ornamental tiles pair of Cottages piggeries plaster Portland cement privies proper Provide and fix rainwater tank rear red brick Residence erected Roche Abbey roofs are covered Rowfant Samuel Courtauld School and Residence sculleries shewn on drawings shewn on Plate slate Staffordshire tiling stair stone dressings tank tooled stone Village wrought iron
Page 40 - In all cases where fir timber is used, that obtained from Memel or Norway, and battens from Dram, St. Petersburg, or other Norway or Baltic Ports, is to be preferred. " All oak used to be of English growth. No timber to be placed nearer to the inside of any flue than one foot. All timbers to be cut die square, and to hold the scantlings specified when finished.
Page 15 - Of course a flat pitched roof with slates would not look so well, and if the cottages are to be placed near the park it would not be desirable to have this exterior, but for general use on farms and in villages this plan would answer every purpose. Where occasion may require, a few pounds spent in barge boarding the gables and dormers, and putting hoods over the doors, would greatly improve the external appearance.
Page 32 - The materials and workmanship to be of the best quality of their respective kinds, and the...
Page 15 - Cottages submitted to the Select Committee of the House of Lords on the Improvement of Land by Limited Owners.