Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest - 1810s - Colonial octagon country house

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Sheet List - 21 sheets measuring 24" x 36"

  • Cover sheet, information, Elevation
  • Site Plan, 1"=35'
  • Ground Floor/Basement Plan, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • First Floor Plan, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • Attic Plan, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • Roof Plan, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • North (Entry) Elevation, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • East Elevation, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • South Elevation, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • West Elevation, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • 2 sheets of Sections, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • 6 sheets of Interior and Exterior Details, various scales
  • 2 sheets of outbuildings, including kitchen, dairy and octagonal privy

Poplar Forest, a National Historic Landmark and a masterpiece of design by Thomas Jefferson, was built for himself as an escape from Monticello when life there was too busy. The house is octagonal, with a half-basement containing service rooms, principal rooms on the main floor and a spacious attic.

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 original, public domain drawings were prepared by the Historical American Building Survey and rest in the Library of Congress.

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. For information about the photos please send me a message. Thanks.

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.