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HappyHiker01 Dec 2017 7:10 a.m. PST

I'm building up a small number of waterloo brigades for a battle of waterloo on a 5ft x 3 ft table using 28mm so not much space. I want to represent LHS and hougoumont, not at proper scale but just to show that they're there. Does anyone know of any paper models or even photographs from each of the 4 sides that I could use to make a paper building ? Otherwise I'm using a tudor house and a Dark ages Hut, so almost anything would do.

I found some old links but they didnt work.

Even something like this would do


again the link leads to a dead end.

Porthos01 Dec 2017 8:23 a.m. PST

Try googling "Hougoumont paper building" and look at "images".
Lots of examples are shown. Scale is not too important because you can always enlarge the models.I found a Hougoumont paper model myself many years ago, in BMP-format (24 MB).

HappyHiker01 Dec 2017 8:28 a.m. PST

I have of course tried that, and can see lots of fine models, none of which have links to the actual templates.

Did you have an example in mind ? Thats actually printable?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP01 Dec 2017 11:01 a.m. PST

They'll want a little actual money, but Wargames Vault sells a PDF of "Waterloo style buildings" or some name similar to that.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP01 Dec 2017 12:03 p.m. PST

$8 USD in fact:


I have them and they're very nice.

FoxtrotPapaRomeo01 Dec 2017 2:15 p.m. PST

The following page has what appears legal 1/900 models of H and LHS, that look like they'll scale up (maybe touch up in MS Paint or similar)

H PDF link
LHS PDF link

HappyHiker01 Dec 2017 2:21 p.m. PST

@FoxtrotPapaRomeo – awesome exactly what I was looking for. Thank you.

alan L Supporting Member of TMP02 Dec 2017 11:32 a.m. PST

Personally, I was just about able to build the model of LHS, but could not manage Hougomont at all.

von Winterfeldt02 Dec 2017 11:40 a.m. PST

both links show lhs

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