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Site plan and notes, Dongola, Yanceyville, North Carolina

Dongola (Yanceyville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Site plan and notes, Dongola, Yanceyville, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Plantation houses
Research notes
Site plans
Original Format:
Measured drawings
Extent:
scale: 1/30 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh025501701
Delineator:
Leonard, Wendell more info on Leonard, Wendell 
Created Date:
Description:
1 of 11
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Yanceyville (N.C.)
Dongola (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:
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Funding:
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Building: Dongola (Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Yanceyville
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The house was built for tobacco planter Jeremiah Graves, although the builder is unidentified.
Architectural note:
Dongola is a two-story, L-shaped brick home, with a tall portico of four Doric columns composed of stuccoed brick. The front facade features triple windows. Flemish bond is used on the front and side walls, while the rear is common bond.
Historical note:
The home is considered the most monumental house in Caswell County and one of the grandest in the Piedmont.
Location:
Yanceyville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Brickwork
Common bond (Masonry technique)
Doric (Architectural style)
Facades
Flemish bond (Masonry technique)
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
L-shaped
Landmarks
Plantation houses
Porticoes
Stucco