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Fireplace, Ayr Mount, Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Fireplace, Ayr Mount, Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Plantation houses
Fireplaces
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0233pnc002
Bricklayer:
Carpenter:
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Hillsborough (N.C.)
Ayr Mount (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
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
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).
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:

Architect:
Architect:
Built:
Street:
376 St. Mary's Road
Community:
Hillsborough
State:
NC
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
Decoration and ornament -- Federal style
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Tripartite floor plan
Brickwork
National Register of Historic Places
Basements
Latitude, Longitude:
36.076215, -79.099454
External Resources:
Preservation North Carolina, Ayr Mount Entry

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