Book 2.1
Loudon's Architecture
by J. C. Loudon.
Early-Victorian English Farms with Details and Plans

Loudon's Architecture: Model Designs for Farm Houses, Model Designs for Farmeries, Farm Houses and Farmeries in Various Styles, Altering Mansions, etc., to Farmeries, Mills, Kilns, Malt-Houses, Hop-Oasts, Brick-Kilns, Limekilns, Cider-Houses, Poultry-Houses, etc., Dwellings for Farm Servants, Book 2.1. By J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. G.S. Z.S.&c., Conductor of The Gardener's Magazine, etc. Republished, 2002, Merrymeeting Archives from the 1834 An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villas Architecture and Furniture containing Numerous Designs for Dwellings, from the Cottage to the Villa, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Public Houses, and Parochial Schools; with the requisite Fittings-up, Fixtures, and Furniture; and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery; Each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks Illustrative of the Principles of Architectural Science and Taste on which it is composed. 295 pages in Book 2.1. Originally published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. by Henry G. Bohn in London, 1834. Spiral-bound, 5½"x8½".

Table of Contents
Designs for Farm Houses and Farmeries, exhibiting various Degrees of Accomodation, from the Farm of Fifty to that of One Thousand Acres, suitable to different Kinds of Farming, and in different Styles of Architecture.General Principles and Model Designs for Farm Houses and Farmeries: The Interior of a Farm House; The Apartments for the Family; The Sleeping-Rooms for unmarried Farm Servants; Farm-House Stores; Cellars; the Potato and Root Cellar; Cabbage-Cellar; Fruit-Room; Cellars for Liquors; Larder and Pantry; Salting-Room; Coal-house and Wood-house; Well for Water; Place for brushing Clothes, and cleaning Knives and Shoes; Wash-house, Bakehouse, and Brewhouse; Wash-house; Laundry; Dairy office; Dairy Scullery; Cheesepress-room, Cheese-room; Drying-shed; Cider-house; Ice-house; Underground Ice-house; cool Place for the Preservation of Meat, Butter, Vegetables, &c.; Smoke-house; Farm House with an enlarged degree of Accomodation; Model Farm House for a small Farmer; Construction and Arrangement of this Design .
Fundamental Principals, Directions, and Model Design s, for the Construction and Arrangement of the various Parts which compose a Farmery.Principles on which the Lodging-places of all domestic Animals are designed; The Horse and Ox; Sheep and Swine; Buildings employed for lodging, feeding, or fattening Live Stock; Stables; Example of a Stable with high Racks; Window mosts suitable for Stables and Cow-houses; Example of a Stable with Boxes as well as with Stalls; Houses for Horned Cattle; Cow-houses; Calf-houses; Feeding-places for growing Cattle; Houses for working Oxen; Piggeries; Sheep-houses; Sheep-house at Celle, near St. Cloud; Goat-houses; Rabbits; Poultry-houses; Pigeon-houses, or Dovecote; Farmery Infirmary; Store-houses for the Produce of the Farmery; Barn; Corn Barn on Posts; Construction of the Corn Barn at Celle; Straw-house; Granary; Granary with a Loft for Wool, and Implement Shed; Storehouses for Roots; Barn for Hay; Barn for keeping the Ears of Maize; Store Place for Pigs' Food; Storehouses for Hair, Wool, and Feathers; Storehouses for the Machinery and Implements; Harness-room; Slaughter-house; Smithy and Carpenter's Shop; Room of All-work; Bee-houses; Dogkennel; Lodge for single Men; Cottages and Gardens for married Servants; Corn Mills; Malt-houses; Hop-Oasts, or Hop-Kilns; Drying-Kiln; Cider-house; Limekiln; Buildings for carrying on Agricultural Manufactures; Water; Mallet's Tank; Ponds; Corn-Yard; rick stands; Hay-Yard; Dung-yard; Poultry-Yard; Carpenter's and Smith's Yard; Passages; System of Drainage; Underground Gutters for Liquid Manure; Liquid Manure Tank; Gates; Field Gates; Farm Gates; Gates to open by Machinery.
The Farmery considered as a whole.Situation; Size and Kinds of Buildings; Position of the Farm Houses; Style of Architectural Design ; Materials of Farm Buildings; Cob Walls; Roofs of Farm Buildings.
A Miscellaneous Collection of Designs for Farm Houses and Farmeries, in different Styles of Architecture, and adapted to different Kinds of Farms; with Specifications, Estimates, and accompanying Remarks.Design I - A Bailiff's Cottage, in the Old English Style, intended for the Manager of a Farm in the Neighbourhood of London; Design II - A Farmery in the Old English Style, chiefly calculated for Dairy Husbandry, and conducted by a Bailiff, for the Proprietor of the Land; Design III - Farm Houses and Farmery suitable for a Farm of Six Hundred Acres of Turnip Soil, executed at Halstone, in Dumfriesshire; Design IV - Farm Houses and Farmery, suitable for an extensive Turnip Farm, executed at Gatestack, in Dumfriesshire; Design V - Farm House and Farmery for a Farm of 150 Acres of Arable and Pasture Land, in Buckinghamshire; Design VI - Farm House and Farmery for a Farm of 600 Acres of Turnip Soil, in Ayrshire, under a Rotation of Five Years, and employed partly in breeding and partly in feeding Stock; Design VII - Farm Houses and Farmery for three Ploughs, erected at Ingleston in Dumfriesshire; Design VIII - Farm Houses and Farmery for three Ploughs, erected at Alton in Dumfriesshire; Design IX - Farm Houses and Farmery for a small Farm for breeding Sheep and Cattle, erected at Holecleugh in Dumfriesshire; Design X - Farm Houses and Farmery for a Farm of two Ploughs, erected on the Grebten Estate of Dumfriesshire; Design XI - Farm Houses and Farmery, for four Ploughs, designed, and in part executed, in Dumfriesshire; Design XII - Villa Residence and Farmery of Riddenwood, in the Parish of Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire, in the Occupation of the Proprietor, James Kerr, Esq.; Design XIII - Farm House and Farmery for 100 Acres of Land to be cultivated on the Norfolk System, with a Flour Mill driven by Wind; Design XIV - Farm House and Farmery for a Farm of two Ploughs, in the County of Northcumberland; Design XV - Farm House and Offices at Cocklaw East Farm, on the Beaufront Estate, Northumberland; Design XVI - Farm House and Farmery for seven Ploughs, proposed to be executed in Northumberland; Design XVII - Farm House and Farmery for Fourteen Ploughs, suited to the Northumbrian Husbandry; Design XVIII - Farm House and Farmery for Ten Ploughs, Ten Cows, Twenty Young Cattle, and other Live Stock, adapted to the Husbandry of Northumberland; Design XIX - Farmery for Five Ploughs, with Cows, Cattle, and other Stock in Proportion, suitable for the Northumbrian Husbandry; Design XXI - Farm House and Offices for a Farm of Six Ploughs, called Hallington New Houses, on the Beaufront Estate, in Northumberland; Design XXII - Farm House and Calley in Kirkcudbrightshire, suitable for a Galloway Crop and Pasture Farm of 400 Acres; Design XXII - Farmery for a small French Farm, as given by Morel-Vinde´; Design XXIV - Farm House and Farmery suitable for a Farm of from Three Hundred to Five Hundred Acres in France; Design XXV - Court of Feeding-houses, built for the late Thomas Hibbert, Esq., at Chalfont Lodge, Buckinghamshire; Design XXVI - Farmery for extensive Iron-Works, in South Wales. Design XXVII - Farmery for a Farm of 250 Acres in the Valley of Strathmore, where a Rotation of Seven Crops is followed, the Grass Division being pastured the Second Year; Design XXVIII - Farmery for a particular Situation, suitable for Eighty Acres of arable Land, and Three Hundred Acres of Pasture, in the Carse of Gowrie; Design XXIX - Farm House and Farmery of Starston Place, near Harleston, in Norfolk, suitable for a Farm of 350 Acres under the Norfolk System of Culture; Design XXX - Farmery for a Farm of 300 Acres of arable Land, and 500 of Pasture, in the West Highlands; Design XXXII - Farm House and Farmery for 200 Acres of arable Land, and 300 of Pasture, in Ross-shire; Design XXXIII - Farm House and Farmery for 500 Acres, half Pasture and half arable, in the Parish of Tarbat, Ross-shire; Design XXXIV - Farmery at Greendykes, in Haddingtonshire, consisting of 500 arable Acres under a Six-Course Shift; Design XXXV - Farm House and Farmery at Elcho Castle, Perthshire, adapted for a Farm of Six Ploughs, under the Turnip Husbandry; Design XXXVI - A Public Houses and Farmery; the Publican being, at the same time, a small Farmer and a Butcher; Design XXXVII - Houses and Out-buildings for a Cheese Dairy Farm of from 300 to 350 Acres, in Cheshire; Design XXXVIII - A Mixed Stock Farm, in a high (hilly) Country, employing only One Pair of Horses; Design XXXIX - Farmery for a Garden Farm of 200 Acres, situated near a Town, employed wholly in Tillage, where no Stock is kept but Horses and Family Cows, and where the whole Produce is sold; Design XL - Farmery for a Farm of 500 Acres, kept in a Rotation of Corn Crops and Pasture, producing Turnips, and employed partly in breeding, and partly in feeding Stock; Design XLI - Farmery for a Farm of 500 Acres of arable Turnip Land, kept under alternate Corn and Pasture, and employed in breeding and in feeding Stock, as well as in sending Corn to Market; Design XLII - Dairy Farm of 500 Acres, kept in a Rotation of Corn Crops and Grass, one half being supposed to be in Hay or Pasture; Design XLII - Farmery for a Clay-Land arable Farm of 500 Acres, not producing Turnips, and kept chiefly, or wholly, in Tillage; Design XLIV - Farmery for a Farm of 150 Acres, kept in a Rotation of Crops and Pasture, producing Turnips and Potatoes, and employed partly in feeding and partly in breeding Stock; Design XLV - Farmery for a Cottage Farm of 25 Acres; Design XLVI - Farmery for a Cottage Farm of 30 Acres, with Remarks showing how it may be extended so as to serve for a Farm of 50, 80, or 100 Acres.
Examples showing the Manner of displaying Architectural Style in Farm Buildings.Farmery in the Grecian Style; Tugwell's Mode of Slating; Farmery in the Roman or Italian Style; Gothic Style; Old English Cottage Style.
On constructing temporary, portable, and ambulatory Farmeries, and on altering Mansions, Monasteries, Manufactories, and other Buildings, so as to render them fit for agricultural Purposes.
Designs for various Buildings, such as Corn-Mills, Malt-houses, Cider-houses, &c., connected with Agriculture and rural Economy.Design I - The Construction of a Building for containing the Machinery of a Corn-Mill to be impelled by Water, with introductory Observations on Buildings for Mills generally, on Flour-Mills, and on the different Kinds of Water-Wheels; Design II - The Construction of a Building for containing the Machinery and Apartments belonging to a Vertical Windmill, with Remarks on the different Kinds of Windmills. Design III - A Malt-kiln, with the requisite Appendages, and Directions for their Use; Design IV - Hop-Oast, or Kiln for Drying Hops; Design V - Hop-kiln or Oast, on an improved Principle, erected in 1832, at Teston, in Kent; Design VI - An improved Limekiln; Design VII - Kiln for burning Bricks or Tiles, or other Earthenware used in the Construction of Buildings, and which may also be used as a Kiln for burning Lime or Clay for Manure, or coking Coal or Peat, or charring Wood, impregnating Timber with Pyrolignous Acid, kiln-drying Corn, or drying Corn in the Sheaf in wet Seasons, and for other agricultural Purposes; Design VIII - Cider-houses, Mill, and Press, according to the Plan most generally approved of in the Counties of Hereford and Worcester; Design IX - Cider-house, Mill, and Press, with the different Implements connected with Cider-making; Design X - Houses for breeding and fattening Poultry on a large Scale, with Remarks on their Management, and on the Suitableness of Poultry as Live Stock for the Farm Labourer, and Designs for altering or building their Cottages accordingly.
Designs for Farery Dwellings for Ploughmen and other Yearly Servants employed on the Farm. Design I - Two Ploughmen's Cottages, such as are in common Use in the Carse of Gowrie, with a Notice of the Bothies, or Lodges for single Men, in the same District; Design II - Two Country Labourers' Cottages, built at Showerdown Braes, on the Beaufront Estate, in Northumberland; Design III - Two Ploughmen's Cottages, in a Village near Salisbury, Wiltshire; Design IV - Roomy Cottage for Farm Labourers, erected in Gloucestershire, on the Estate of William Lawrence, Esq., near Cirencester; Design V - Double Cottage, intended for Farm Labourers, in Gloucestershire; Design VI - Cottage for a Farm Labourer and his Wife, without Children; Design VII - Cottage for a Farm Labourer with several Children; or a Bothy (a Boothie, or little Booth) for three unmarried Ploughmen; Design VIII - Improved Farm Labourer's Cottage of France, as given by Morel-Vinde´; Design IX - Double Cottage for Farm Labourers, with places between the Two Dwellings for hatching and fattening Poultry early in the Season.

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