Floor Plans: Foxbridge Castle

Ground Floor
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Ground Floor

First Floor

Second Floor




Influences & Inspirations

Great Hall at Hatfield House


Charlecote Park

Montacute House



Old Plans & Renders









The renders aren't very good, I couldn't get the roofs and dormers on third floor to stay on, the chimneys are missing, as are a lot of the windows; but it gives you an idea of the mass and scale.
 




Even Older Plans & Renders






Ground Floor (Complete showing courtyard and chapel)
Ground Floor

First Floor

Second Floor





7 comments:

  1. This is such tremendous work! The level of detail is extraordinary, and the layout and overall effect is inspiring. I find such a dearth of plans for the actual grand homes of the day ... I can't seem to find more than five or six, all told. Can you help me in this?

    I have noticed that the stair from the Morning Room, which is labeled as climbing to the Old Chapel, appears instead to terminate at the floor of Lord Faringdon's bathroom. Is this intentional?

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    1. Thank you so much for your feedback! I really appreciate it. :-)

      The mezzanine rooms do create some confusion on the plan; the old chapel and the breakfast room are both dropped halfway (nine feet) between the ground and first floors, with eight-foot-ceilinged rooms underneath. The stairs from the morning-room rise nine feet to the floor of the old chapel, which leaves a nine-foot clearance underneath Lord Faringdon's bathroom. I should have noted a mezzanine level that is not shown on the plan, underneath the old chapel's choir loft, marked 'smoking room,' where the stairs debouche (if that's the word I mean).

      As for more plans of the great houses, I've found quite a few on Pinterest. But while it's easy to find plans of some of the most famous houses, a lot of the other house plans don't exist except in books. Hopefully more will surface on the net in the next couple of years.

      Cheers!
      RM

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  2. Hello Mr. Manners, would you please be so kind as to let me know what software you used to make your stunning floor plans? I really am dying to know... I want to give it a try myself! Thank you for your time (and for your entertaining work).

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  3. This is stunning work! Have you managed to complete the render? I'm dying to see the roofline

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  4. what program do you use for the floor plans

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  5. What is the estimated square footage per floor and the entire castle?

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