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Interior view with stairs, Ayr Mount, Hillsborough, North Carolina

Ayr Mount (Hillsborough, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Interior view with stairs, Ayr Mount, Hillsborough, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Plantation houses
Stairs
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
3-1/2 x 3-1/2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0233p08
Created Date:
circa
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Hillsborough (N.C.)
Ayr Mount (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: Ayr Mount (Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina)

Architect-carpenter:
more info on Briggs, John J., 1770-1856 
Architect:
more info on Nutt, Elhannon 
Bricklayer:
more info on Collier, William, bricklayer 
Built:
Street:
376 St. Mary's Road
Community:
Hillsborough
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27278
Provenance note:
William Kirkland (native Scot planter) and Mary Scott Kirkland, first owners
Architectural note:
Elhannon Nutt is the attributed joiner for the ornate mantels in the home. The interior treatment of the house is a blend of the late Georgian and early Federal styles. The portico was reconstructed in the late twentieth century.
Historical note:
The home is the state's prime example of a tripartite-plan in brick, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Hillsborough (N.C.)
Subjects:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Plantation houses
Architecture, Georgian
Porticoes
Historic buildings
Mantels
Decoration and ornament
Federal style
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Tripartite floor plan
Brickwork
National Register of Historic Places
Basements
Shutters (Opening components)
Architectural moldings
Cornices
Latitude, Longitude:
36.076215, -79.099454
External Resources:
Preservation North Carolina, Ayr Mount Entry