House at Würzburg

H. W. Brewer

c. 1880

Signed with initials lower left

Source: Stevenson’s House Architecture, I, 273

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This “picturesque house . . . shows a characteristic feature of south German house arrangement in the great door, wide and high enough to admit a loaded waggon to the court behind, with the smaller door beside it for access to the house. Sometimes almost the whole of this ground-floor was occupied witn large hall provided with stone benches, generally open to the public, from the inner end of which ascended the great staircase to the house proper, which occupied the floor above” (J. J. Stevenson, pp. 272-73).

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