Garden Houses and Privies: Authentic Details for Design and Restoration
An essential component of homes and commercial buildings before the advent of indoor plumbing, privies--also known as "garden houses"--have found new uses as storage sheds, pool houses, etc. In this pattern book of 18th- and 19th-century designs, Harrison has painstakingly documented existing historic structures and translated them into beautiful line drawings, including compelling details such as finials, doors, windows, and ventilators.
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CHAPTER I Colonial Times Republic
CHAPTER II Later Times
CHAPTER III Modern Times
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AUTHENTIC DETAILS BARNEGAT BATH HOUSE BETHPAGE VILLAGE BETHPAGE Burrowsville Calvert Vaux CAMPBELL HALL Cape CAROLINA COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG CASSVILLE Charlottesville Cobblestone Society Museum COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG WILLIAMSBURG Connecticut Cooperstown DELAWARE AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM DESIGN AND RESTORATION DETAILS FOR DESIGN East Nassau Edenton FARMERS MUSEUM COOPERSTOWN GARDEN HOUSE Georgia Governor’s Palace GREENFIELD VILLAGE Hazelwood Plantation HILL HOLD HOUSE AND PRIVY HOUSE CHARLESTON inches Jersey JOSEPH WEBB HOUSE Justin Smith Morrill Lee Boyhood Home LIBERTY HALL Louisiana Maryland Massachusetts MINERAL POINT Mount Vernon Mount Vernon Mount Necessary House NewJersey North Carolina OHIO VILLAGE OLD BEDFORD VILLAGE Old Bethpage Old Bethpage Village Old Sturbridge Village OLD WORLD WISCONSIN PEBBLE HILL PLANTATION PENNSBURY MANOR Pennsylvania PETER JOEL HARRISON Plate Poplar Forest Forest Salem Solomon Rockwell House South Stone Mountain TOOL HOUSE TRYON PALACE VENTILATOR Vermont Vernon Mount Vernon VIRGINIA COLONIAL VIRGINIA COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG VIRGINIA FINIAL WASHINGTON WHEATLANDS LANCASTER WILEY & SONS WILLIAM PACA HOUSE WROUGHT IRON HANDLE York
Page xx - All outside and inside work to be painted two best coats of white lead and linseed oil in tints to suit; use turps inside; shellac all knots, and putty up complete, as needed.
Page xx - Must be walled up with stone lain dry or 4 inch brick work, to within 18 inches of the surface of the earth, where begin to lay with cement, and complete to 6 inches above the surface.
Page xx - Corner posts 4x4 inches; wall strips 2x4 inches; all openings double studded; side girts 1x6; plates 4x4, of2x4s.