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View, Havens Warehouse, Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina

Havens Warehouse (Washington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Havens Warehouse, Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Warehouses
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0138pnc009
Created Date:
circa to
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: The warehouse exhibits iron shutters, sandstone lintels and sills, and a corbeled cornice. It also has a later addition on its west side. | Historical Note: The warehouse was constructed in the early nineteenth century and is a rare survivor of a once common building type in North Carolina port towns. Currently, the warehouse houses a marina. The building lies within the boundaries of the Washington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Washington (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
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 Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
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:

Built:
Street:
415 W. Main Street
Community:
Washington
State:
NC
Zip:
27889
Historical note:
This and the Fowle Warehouse were constructed in the early to mid-nineteenth century, nearly at the same time. The warehouses are rare survivors of a once common building type in port towns. Currently, the warehouse houses a marina. The building lies within the boundaries of the Washington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
Nearly identical to the Fowle Warehouse. Example of early commercial construction in North Carolina. Very thick, solid brick masonry walls, heavy timber, and slate roofs. Interiors were compartmented and paneled with wood, with the exception of a small office which was plastered. s and the Havens Warehouse were constructed in the early to mid-nineteenth century, and are rare survivors of a once common building type in port towns. The warehouse has a later addition on its west side.
Location:
Washington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Warehouses
Storage facilities
Buildings -- Additions
Marinas
Historic districts
Port cities
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
Masonry
Slate roofing
Brickwork
Wall panels
Latitude, Longitude:
35.544209, -77.059978

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