A butterfly plan
is a nineteenth century plan where two or four wings of a house are constructed at an angle to the core, usually at approximately 45 degrees to the wall of the core building. Used primarily during late Victorian
or early Arts and Crafts movements
. It is also known as a 'double suntrap'. Norfolk
has several houses of this type.
Papillon Hall (demolished) by Edwin Lutyens.
Happisburgh Manor by Detmar Blow.
Kelling Hall by Edward Maufe.
Yaffle Hill by Maufe.
- Cannon Hill, Enfield UK
- Ashtead, Surrey UK
- The Barn Hotel, Exmouth, Devon UK
- The Barn, Exmouth, Devon, before the fire of 1905
- The Barn, Exmouth, Devon, after the fire of 1905