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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
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0255pnc005
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).
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:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Landmarks
Porticoes
Doric (Architectural style)
Facades
Plantation houses
Historic buildings
L-shaped
Stucco
Brickwork
Common bond (Masonry technique)
Flemish bond (Masonry technique)