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Partial view, Scotch Hall, Bertie County, North Carolina

Scotch Hall (Merry Hill, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Partial view, Scotch Hall, Bertie County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Federal style
Plantation houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0318pnc003
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Bertie County (N.C.)
Scotch Hall (Merry Hill, 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
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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: Scotch Hall (Merry Hill, Bertie County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Merry Hill
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
George Washington Capehart (planter), first owner. George Capeheart's father, Cullen Capeheart, bought the house in 1811. The house remained in the family until the late twentieth century.
Historical note:
Scotch Hall was the largest antebellum plantation in Bertie County. The plantation was the setting of the 1851 novel "Bertie" by George Throop, who had been a tutor of the Capehart children. The plantation produced corn, cotton, livestock, beans, and fish. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
The two-story frame house includes a center passage plan, a small pedimented porch, and a full-width shed porch.
Location:
Bertie County (N.C.)
Scotch Hall (Merry Hill, N.C.)
Merry Hill (N.C.)
Subjects:
Antebellum
Authors
Central-passage houses
Corn industry
Cotton growing
Fishes
Historic buildings
Historic sites
Houses
Housing, Single family
Livestock
National Register of Historic Places
Pediments
Plantation houses
Plantations
Sheds