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Interior view with fireplace, Ayr Mount, Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Interior view with fireplace, Ayr Mount, Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Fireplaces
Plantation houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0233pnc010
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 Preservation North Carolina
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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
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:
Architectural moldings
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Architecture, Georgian
Basements
Brickwork
Cornices
Decoration and ornament
Federal style
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
Mantels
National Register of Historic Places
Plantation houses
Porticoes
Shutters (Opening components)
Tripartite floor plan
Latitude, Longitude:
36.076215, -79.099454
External Resources:
Preservation North Carolina, Ayr Mount Entry