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North elevation, Ashland, Vance County, North Carolina

Ashland Plantation House (Henderson, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
North elevation, Ashland, Vance County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Federal
Plantation houses
Elevations (Building divisions)
Original Format:
Measured drawings; scale: undetermined; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh016406202
Delineator:
Created Date:
Description:
6 of 8
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Vance County (N.C.)
Ashland Plantation (Henderson, 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
Note field:
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Rights:
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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:
Community:
Henderson
State:
NC
Provenance note:
Richard Henderson (judge and political leader), first owner; Archibald Anderson, second owner
Architectural note:
In 1820, there was great remodeling and enlarging of the house. The original front porch was removed, and the large south wing was added, making the house face the east instead of the south. The new wing provided a main hall and a large ball room which boasted a fine pendant chandelier, now lost. The Greek Revival trim added to both wings at this time presented a uniform look. All evidence of slave quarters and outbuildings has been destroyed with the exception of the old smoke house, standing in good repair.
Historical note:
The oldest home in Vance County. The home was constructed in the late eighteenth century and is one of Vance County's most famous plantation houses. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Henderson (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Plantation houses
Historic buildings
Wings (Building divisions)
Greek revival (Architecture)
National Register of Historic Places
Buildings -- Additions
Historic buildings -- Remodeling
Chandeliers
Slaves -- Dwellings
Lost architecture
Smokehouses
Outbuildings

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