Front view, Rugby Grange, Henderson County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Front view, Rugby Grange, Henderson County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Farmhouses
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Original Format:
Color slide
Extent:
scale: undetermined; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh0173pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Henderson County (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 Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
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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).
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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