Carriage Shed Designs
from the Historic American Building Survey
View photos, floor plans,
exterior elevations and construction details of historic American
Carriage sheds were
used at churches, inns and other public buildings to shelter
carriages, wagons and horse teams. They were the precursors of
today's multi-car garages and are good prototypes for modern
garages that complement traditional homes.
nineteenth century buildings are samples of the hundreds of barn
and outbuilding designs that have been preserved through the
HABS. You can view photos and measured drawings of floor plans,
exterior elevations and construction details.
Congregational Church, Old Post Road, North Attleboro vicinity,
Bristol County, MA
Card # MA0584
1820 - First Parish
Church (Unitarian) & Carriage Shed, Maple & Elm Streets, Mendon,
Worcester County, MA
Card # MA0953
1828 - First
Congregational Church, Carriage Sheds, Plympton Street,
Middleboro, Plymouth County, MA
Card # MA0877
1851 - Casa de
Rancho Guajome, San Luis Rey, San Diego County, CA
Card # CA0616
American Building Survey is a joint effort of the Library of
Congress and the National Park Service. Read more about their
efforts to preserve America's heritage by visiting their
Built in America To learn more
about any of the designs listed here, search for it by its card
number. Then, explore the vast and ever-growing HABS collection
to view related building designs.
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