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Side view with chimney, Dongola, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina

Dongola (Yanceyville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Side view with chimney, Dongola, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Chimneys
Plantation houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0255pnc004
Created Date:
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 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: 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