c.1885 Design for a cottage for Voysey himself.
young man thought he could make a start by designing a small house for himself
and his future wife;" C.F. ANNESLEY VOYSEY, The value of hidden influences,
as disclosed in the life of one ordinary man, published in
The Orchard , Number Seven Autumn 2018, p.43.
c.1885 Design for a Cottage. Images courtesy of RIBA Drawings Collection .
RIBA Drawings Collection
Plans courtesy of RIBA Drawings Collection .
Elevation courtesy of RIBA Drawings Collection
(c .1885). Published in
The Orchard , Number Seven
Autumn 2018, p.44.
The design was later (1888) used for
. THE COTTAGE
Bishop's Itchington, near Warwick.
For Michael H. Lakin.
The Cottage is
Voysey's first completed building.
Lakin wanted a similar design.
There are two design versions, with and
without half-timbering. The version without half-timbering was chosen and
the design for an unexecuted cottage had been altered.
RIBA Drawings Collection:
all Voysey Images (Images can be purchased )
British Architect , Vol.
40, 1888, after p. 76.
The Studio, IV, 1894, p. 34.
Article about the unexecuted cottage in
4, 1894, p.34 pdf
Kunst , I, München, 1897, p. 244.
Charles F. A. Voysey ,
p. 102, fig. 19.
The Orchard ,
Number Seven Autumn 2018, p. 44.
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