A Semi-Swiss Ornee Dwelling, 1871.

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Atwood's Country and Suburban Houses.
 

[Above] is a perspective view, and [following] are plans of a "A Swiss Ornee" Frame Dwelling, built for the Rev. F. F. Ellinwood, at Orange, N. J. Its location is near the Valley Station of the Morris & Essex R. R., on a fine westerly slope opposite the Orange mountain range, and in the immediate vicinity of extensive suburban improvements projected and carried on by the energy an enterprise of a resident of Orange, J. S. Otis.

The external details of the dwelling, though not clearly indicated in the view, are quite ornate in character, and as a whole add largely to the embellishments and improvements of the neighborhood.

The dwelling contains fourteen rooms.

The main building is 17 x 36 feet with a dormer lean-to, 9 feet 6 inches wide, which covers the study and a part of the hall. The extension on the opposite side is 16 x 18 feet. The tower, which is a prominent and useful feature, is 12 x 12 and 44 feet high, and located to cover a portion of the hall and command an extensive view of the Orange mountain, "Llewellyn Park," and portions of the upper and lower valley. The stories are respectively 10, 9, and 8 feet. The stories of the tower are 9 feet high each, above the first, which is 10 feet.

REFERENCES.

H, Hall, 11x19 feet
P, Parlor, 16x17 feet
D. R, Dining Room, 13x16 feet
K, Kitchen, 12x14 feet
P, Pantry, 5x9 feet
C, Store Closet, 3½x5 feet
C, C, C, C, Sleeping Rooms, 13x15, 11x11, 9x13, and 12x14 feet respectively.
B. R, Bath Room, 8x9 feet
C. R, Children's Room, 12x15 feet
C. L, Large Closet, 5½x12 feet

ATTIC.

The attic contains three rooms, about 10 x 12 feet, and a tower-loft, 10 x 10 feet.

 


ATWOOD'S
COUNTRY AND SUBURBAN
HOUSES.

ILLUSTRATED WITH ABOUT 150 ENGRAVINGS.

BY
DANIEL T. ATWOOD,
ARCHITECT.

Originally published in New York, 1871, by Orange, Judd & Company.
eBook PDF, 2004, Merrymeeting Archives, LLC. 11.7MB, 82 e-pages.
This title is listed in Bicknell's 1879 Specimen Book.

Plans, renderings and details for 33 designs, including semi-Swiss ornee dwelling, workingman's cottage, symmetrical cottage, sea side cottage, Italian villa, small suburban stable, a farm barn, mechanic's cottage, country church, double cottage in rural Gothic style, country gentleman's stable, bowling alley, suburban dwelling of stone, etc.

Chapter.Description.
 
PICTURESQUE STONE COTTAGE
Design One
Location: "Highwood Park," Tenafly Station, on the line of the Northern New Jersey Rail Road, and situate on the western Palisade slope. Illustrations, description, and floor plans.
HALF-Timbered COTTAGE
Design Two
Location: Boiling Spring, New Jersey. Illustrations, description, and floor plans.
A WORKINGMAN'S COTTAGE
Design Three
Illustration, description, and floor plan.
SEMI-SWISS ORNEE DWELLING
Design Four
Built for Rev. F. F. Ellinwood at Orange, New Jersey, near the Valley Station of the Morris & Essex R. R. Illustration, description, and floor plans.
CLEMATIS COTTAGE
Design Five
Remodeled for Jacob Hays, Esq., at Inwood, New York on the Hudson. Illustration, description, and floor plans.
A SYMMETRICAL COTTAGE
Design Six
Illustration, description, and floor plans.
A SMALL VILLA OF BROWN STONE
Design Seven
Built for J. S. Otis of Orange, New Jersey. Illustrations, description, and floor plans.
A SEA SIDE COTTAGE
Design Eight
Location: Bayside, Staten Island for C. E. Robbins, Esq., at Eltingville. Illustration, description, and floor plans.
A SUBURBAN STABLE
Design Nine
Illustrations, description, and floor plans.
A COUNTRY CHURCH
Design Ten
Illustration, description, and floor plan.
A COUNTRY CHURCH
Design Eleven
Location: Carmel, Putnam County, New York. Illustrations, description, and floor plans.
A COUNTRY CHURCH
Design Twelve
Location: Presbyterian Parish Church, at Goshen, Orange County, New York. Illustrations, description, floor plans, and detail specifications.
A FARM BARN
Design Thirteen
Illustration, description, and floor plan.
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN'S STABLE
Design Fourteen
Designed for D. D. Chamberlain, Croton Falls, N. Y. Illustrations, description, and floor plan.
SMALL SUBURBAN STABLE
Design Fifteen
Designed for D. D. Chamberlain, Croton Falls, N. Y., also for C. E. Parker, Rutherford Park, N. J. description, and floor plan.
SMALL SUBURBAN STABLE
Design Sixteen
Illustration, description, and floor plan.
BOWLING ALLEY
Design Seventeen
Designed for D. D. Chamberlain, Croton Falls, N. Y. Illustration, description, and floor plan.
STONE DWELLING HOUSE
Design Eighteen
Location: Staten Island for Chas. E. Robins, Esq. Illustrations, description, floor plans, detail specifications and carpenter work.
A DOUBLE COTTAGE IN THE RURAL GOTHIC STYLE
Design Nineteen
Illustration, description, and floor plans.
ITALIAN COTTAGE
Design Twenty
Illustration, description, and floor plan.
ITALIAN VILLA
Design Twenty-one
Illustration, description, and floor plans.
MELROSE COTTAGES
Design Twenty-two
Designed for P. McHugh, Esq. Illustrations, description, and floor plans.
A PICTURESQUE VILLA
Design Twenty-three
Designed for Mr. Tooker, of Orange, New Jersey. Illustration, description, and floor plan.
A DOUBLE SUMMER RESIDENCE, OF BRICK, BAY SHORE, S.I
Design Twenty-four
Location: On the Bay Shore, Staten Island, New York. Designed for Mr. Coville. Illustration, description, and floor plans.
A COUNTRY HOUSE
Design Twenty-five
Illustrations, description, and floor plans.
A SINGLE SUMMER RESIDENCE OF BRICK, BAY SHORE, S.I
Design Twenty-six
Designed for Mr. Coville. Illustration, description, and floor plan.
A MECHANIC'S COTTAGE
Design Twenty-seven
Illustration, description, and floor plans.
A COUNTRY HOUSE
Design Twenty-eight
Illustration, description, and floor plan.
BRONXVILLE HOUSE
Design Twenty-nine
Designed for Francis Bacon, Esq. Illustration, description, and floor plans.
A COUNTRY HOUSE
Design Thirty
Designed for Mr. Cole, Sneeden's Landing, on the Hudson. Illustration, description, and floor plan.
MR. J. H. POST'S VILLA
Design Thirty-one
Designed for erection at Glastenbury, Conn. Illustration, description, and floor plan.
A SUBURBAN DWELLING OF STONE
Design Thirty-two
Illustration, description, and floor plan.
LABORER'S COTTAGE
Design Thirty-three
Illustration, description, and floor plan.

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