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View, Worrell (Gingerbread) House, Murfreesboro, Hertford County, North Carolina

Worrell House (Murfreesboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Worrell (Gingerbread) House, Murfreesboro, Hertford County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
5 x 7 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-85-1-1524
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Murfreesboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Collection:
State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) held by North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. For general information see their website (http://www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Worrell, E. W. House -- Gingerbread House (Murfreesboro, Hertford County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Murfreesboro
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
E. W. Worrell (lumberman), later owner. The home was originally built by the lumberman for his daughter.
Architectural note:
The residence is known locally as the Gingerbread House due to its vivid sawnwork and unusual flat porch posts with standing figure cut-outs.
Location:
Murfreesboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Architecture, Victorian
Cutouts
Gingerbread (Architectural style)
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
Vernacular architecture