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Model Colonial Gable Cottage
Model Colonial Gable Cottage

Model Colonial Gable Cottage


Little Building Co

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Two room gable roof cottage - often called a workers or miners cottage. This style was popular in Brisbane during the 1840’s and 50’s and coped with the housing demands till the 1880’s. Built well into the 1900’s and commonplace in rural areas.

Its construction-featured sidewalls of exposed stud frame construction with horizontal VJ internal boards. The roof to both the front and back verandah is stepped down from the main steeply pitched gable roof and features scalloped edging to the verandah ends. The front door features a glazed fanlight and top panels, the bottom panels being solid. The rear elevation features a solid panel door.

The Colonial Gable Cottage is manufactured from plywood and is 100% Australian made. Comes with assembly instructions.

Model Scale 1:100 – Approx Width 67mm x Height 60mm x Depth 76mm

ISBN: 793573031839
Author: Little Building Co
Format: Gift Item
Dimension: 60mm X 67mm

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