The Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut
Based on personal observation of surviving examples and research into colonial records, this book includes 242 measured diagrams — windows, door frames, construction details, and much more — and 192 photographs of more than 150 homes, 1650 to 1800. Authentic and invaluable. 434 illustrations.
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THE HOUSE PLAN AND ITS DEVELOPMENT c
THE HOUSE FRAME AND ITS CONSTRUCTION
ROOF FRAMING 44
THE OVERHANG 62
THE OUTSIDE COVERING
THE MAIN CORNICE
INTERIOR WOODWORK i
PANELLING itc XV MANTELS
THE STAIRS lj
MOULDINGS IOO XIX HARDWARE
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architecture architrave arrangement attic balusters beneath boards Bradley house Branford brick builders built cellar central-hall type chamfering chimney girts chimney stack clapboards Colony construction corner cupboard cornice Deming House door earliest houses East Haven end girts example exterior Facing Farmington feet finished first-floor FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT Front entrance gable glass Glastonbury Guilford circa hand-rail Hartford Haven Colony height hinge house in East house in Guilford house in Wethersfield joints joists lean-to lean-to type Lee house Lyme Mantel Milford mouldings Moulthrop house muntins nails newel North Haven Older Williams House original overhang panelled parlor period pilasters plaster posts projection purlins rafters rail rare rear plate Roof framing sash Saybrook second floor seen shown in Figure side Silas Deane House sills specimens stairs stone Stratford studs Suffield summer timbers to-day town treatment typical usually vertical wainscot Walker House West Hartford Wethersfield Williams House window Windsor