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View, Rugby Grange, Henderson County, North Carolina

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

Title:
View, Rugby Grange, Henderson County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Farmhouses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
3 x 5 in.
Item identifier:
bh0173p01
Created Date:
circa
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Henderson County (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: 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
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. Main structure is of local limestone, has galleries on all sides, and is wainscoted throughout.
Historical note:
The home is one of several mid-nineteenth century stone buildings in the picturesque mode in this area. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Fletcher (N.C.)
Subjects:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Outbuildings
Farms
Stonework
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Limestone
Wainscoting
Galleries (Upper level spaces)