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East elevation, rear portion, Morehead-Mebane House, Eden, North Carolina

Morehead-Mebane House (Eden, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
East elevation, rear portion, Morehead-Mebane House, Eden, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Partial elevations
Original Format:
Measured drawings; scale: 1/4 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh032409205
Delineator:
Created Date:
Description:
9 of 11 | Provenance: John Motley Morehead (governor of North Carolina), early nineteenth century owner; Major J. Turner Morehead, mid-nineteenth century owner; Lily Morehead Mebane and B. Frank Mebane (industrial properties manager), late nineteenth century owner | Architectural Note: The oldest portion of the home was constructed in the early nineteenth century, and then the structure was greatly expanded in the 1870s or 1880s by Major Morehead. The new addition featured Italianate and Greek Revival motifs. | Historical Note: Once the social center of the community, the house fell into disrepair in the late twentieth century. It was razed following an early 1970s fire. The only remains of the estate still standing are the barrel vaulted smokehouse and springhouse.
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Eden (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
Note field:
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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:
Demolished:
Community:
Eden
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
John Motley Morehead (governor of North Carolina), early nineteenth century owner; Major J. Turner Morehead, mid-nineteenth century owner; Lily Morehead Mebane and B. Frank Mebane (industrial properties manager), late nineteenth century owner
Architectural note:
The oldest portion of the home was constructed in the early nineteenth century, and then the structure was greatly expanded in the 1870s or 1880s by Major Morehead. The new addition featured Italianate and Greek Revival motifs.
Historical note:
Once the social center of the community, the house fell into disrepair in the late twentieth century. It was razed following an early 1970s fire. The only remains of the estate still standing are the barrel vaulted smokehouse and springhouse.
Location:
Eden (N.C.)
Subjects:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Greek revival (Architecture)
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Lost architecture
Buildings -- Additions
Fire damage
Ruins
Demolished buildings

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