Victorian farmhouse floor plans - 1868

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John L. Edwards Cottage, Willard, Utah, ca. 1868

  • Building name: John L. Edwards Cottage
  • Designer/Architect: unknown
  • Date of construction: ca. 1868
  • Location: Willard, Utah
  • Style: Victorian Gothic Style Home
  • Number of sheets:3 sheets measuring 24" x 36"

Sheet List - 3 sheets measuring 24" x 36"

  • Notes, Site Plan, 1" = 30'
  • Floor Plans, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • Elevations, 1/4"=1'-0"

HISTORY: John L. Edwards arrived in the USA from Wales in 1855, and within a short time was a prominent cattle rancher in northern Utah. He served as both a mayor for Willard, and as a bishop for the Church of the Latter Day Saints. This beautiful house appears to have been built in 2 phases, with sun dried brick in one portion and wood frame in the other. The whole was eventually given a unifying finish of stucco and decorated charmingly with Victorian Gothic wood details.

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, though it could be adapted to a low sloping site as well. This house would be comfortable in a suburban or country setting. This spacious home has outside dimensions of approximately 38' x 45', which includes porches.

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.

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.

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