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Front view, Benjamin Battle House, Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Benjamin Battle House (Rocky Mount, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Benjamin Battle House, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Federal style
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
3-1/2 x 3-1/2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0122p12
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Rocky Mount (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
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: Battle, Benjamin House (Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Rocky Mount
State:
NC
Provenance note:
The Battle home was constructed in 1835 by Benjamin D. Battle (first owner), a son of Joel Battle, founder of Rocky Mount Mills.
Historical note:
In 1863, the Federal Cavalry burned the mill, but the officer in charged spared the home because he and the superintendent of the mill were both Masons. Home remains part of the mill ensemble, housing the company's main office.
Architectural note:
The building has been carefully restored to preserve all the old details.
Location:
Rocky Mount (N.C.)
Subjects:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Mills and mill-work
Offices
Office buildings
Historic buildings
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration