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Fireplace, Dongola, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina

Dongola (Yanceyville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Fireplace, Dongola, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Plantation houses
Fireplaces
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0255pnc002
Created Date:
to
Description:
Provenance: 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. Flemish bond is used on the front and side walls, while the rear is common bond.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Yanceyville (N.C.)
Dongola (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:

Built:
Community:
Yanceyville
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Jeremiah Graves (tobacco planter), first owner.
Architectural note:
The front fa├žade features triple windows and a tall Doric portico.
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:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Landmarks
Porticoes
Doric (Architectural style)
Facades
Plantation houses
Historic buildings

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