Early Colonial timber framed house, 4 bedrooms, printed architectural plans

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Colonel Stephen Ford House - 1685

  • Building name: Ford House
  • Designer/Architect: Unknown
  • Date of construction: 1685
  • Location: Milford, Connecticut
  • Style: Colonial Style Home
  • Number of sheets: 16 sheets measuring 18" x 24"

Sheet List

  • Cover Sheet
  • 4 sheets, Floor Plans, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • 4 sheets, Elevations, 1/4"=1-0"
  • 7 sheets, Details, various scales, including fireplaces & Chimneys, wood paneling, stairs, ironwork

The prints you are purchasing are crisp, high resolution black line copies on white bond paper. Any photos shown in the description are informational only and are NOT included in your purchase.

The Ford House is an outstanding example of an early Colonial home. Built primarily of wood, with a massive fireplace core at its center, it is full of the most beautiful details. This drawing set captures many of those details, including wood paneling, ironwork, and of course, carefully drawn plans and elevations.

As a work of art these prints are worth purchasing in their own right. For those of you interested in building a historically inspired house, these plans offer an excellent starting point. The plan is ideally suited for a flat site. This house would be comfortable in a suburban or country setting. This spacious home has outside dimensions of approximately 39' x 45'.

SHIPPING: Your drawings are shipped to you, rolled, not folded, in a Priority Mail tube. This listing includes architectural prints ONLY. Any photos shown in the description are for information only and are NOT included in your purchase.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD: These plans are not complete architectural drawings as might be required by your local permitting agency and do not contain all the structural, waterproofing and other details and information necessary for construction. But your local builder or architect should be able to adapt these drawings and add to them as necessary. What they do provide is accurate design information about a REAL historic house, not a pseudo-historic tract house as you will find in the house plan magazines on your supermarket shelf.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: Orders shipped to addresses outside the USA may be subject to customs duties at their destination. The buyer is responsible for any such duties.

The original drawings from which these dimensionally accurate scans were made are kept at the Historic American Building Survey, in the Library of Congress. (CO020)