E.D. Slobodina House (late 19th century)
From Podlipnoe Village, Velikodvorsky Rural Area, Totma District
Specialists of the Spetcproectrestavratsia Institute (Moscow) identified the building in 1979 in the course of a field survey of the Totma and Nyuksenitsa Districts. In 1987, it was moved onsite the museum.
The E.D.Slobodina House is a house - cattle yard complexin one row; it has a four-wall izba in the residential section of the house built on a high ground-floor and a hay shed attached to its side and combined under the same roof with a common-type porch with a strait stair.
Window apertures are richly decorated with carved details with solar motives and panel-type shutters. Such window ornaments were typically used for decorating windows of residential premises in southern areas of the former Totma District.
Dimensions of the house: 5.2 x 13.0m; height of the log construction amounts to 5.2m, and of the roof ridge to 7.7 m.
Project author: Architect L.S. Zakharova.
Based on a whole complex of field studies, the restoration design provided for reconstruction of the original elements of the residential rooms, the household yard with the hay shed and the porch.