Sloan, Samuel, 1815-1884 / Sloan's homestead architecture, containing forty designs for villas, cottages, and farm houses, with essays on style, construction, landscape gardening, furniture, etc. etc.
Design XXXVI.: small bracketted villa , pp. 276-278 ff.
278 HOMESTEAD ARCHITECTURE. feet. There is a back entrance to the dining-room through a little piazza, and also one to the kitchen. The second floor, explained by fig. 163, contains five very good chambers marked I, and a number of appendages, such as closets, wardrobes, etc., rarely found in a dwelling of this magnitude. K denotes the landing of the main stairs and also a small sleep- ing-room at the head of the private stairs; the ward- robes are denoted by L. CoNSTRUCTIoN.-As will be observed, this design has been prepared with a view to the use of rubble- stone in the erection of the walls. The corners are represented as carried up with squared stone for bond, which adds greatly to the architectural effect. The reader who has perused our former descriptions will perceive at a glance that slate or shingles will be the proper roof-covering. EsTmiATE.-Jn a neighborhood where rubble-stone is readily procured, and having good facilities for the transportation of such material as is necessarily brought from a distance, the cost of this design will be about $6000. Fro. 163.-SECOND FLOOR.
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