Horizontal door sections, Rugby Grange, Henderson County, North Carolina

Rugby Grange (Fletcher, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Horizontal door sections, Rugby Grange, Henderson County, North Carolina
Description:
11 of 13
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Doors
Farmhouses
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Original Format:
Measured drawing
Extent:
scale: undetermined; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh017311502
Delineator:
Posey, James Campbell more info on Posey, James Campbell 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Detail drawings
Location:
Henderson County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
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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: Rugby Grange -- Gustaf Westfeldt Estate (Fletcher, Henderson County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Fletcher
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
William "Tiger Bill" Heyward, first owner; Gustaf Westfeldt (retired Swede businessman), second owner. The estate has been owned by Mr. Westfeldt's descendants.
Architectural note:
Initial building took place approximately between 1954 to 1861. The house was unfinished when the property was acquired by Westfeldt in 1868 and was completed sometime between 1868 and the 1870s. Westfeldt added outbuildings over the years for his large farm. The main structure is of local limestone, has galleries on all sides, and is wainscoted throughout.
Historical note:
Ruby Grange is the onetime home of George Westfeldt, Swedish diplomat, who bought the property from "Tiger Bill" Haywood of Charleston, South Carolina. In 1865 and completed in 1872. The home is one of several mid-nineteenth century stone buildings in the picturesque mode in this area, crowning a knoll above Cane Creek Valley. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Fletcher (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic buildings
Houses
National Register of Historic Places