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Entrance, Ravenscroft School, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Ravenscroft School (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Entrance, Ravenscroft School, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Villas
Porticoes
Columns
Balconies
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1032pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Asheville (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: Ravenscroft School (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Builder-architect:
more info on Clayton, Ephraim, 1804-1892 
Built:
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The house was presumably built for entrepreneur James Osborne, first owner, by Ephraim Clayton (attributed builder).
Historical note:
The brick structure was used as an Episcopal School after 1856, and later as a rooming house and offices. The structure is listed on the National Register for Historic Places.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
School buildings
Historic buildings
Building, Brick
Office buildings
Church schools
Religious buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Episcopalians
Multiple dwellings
Housing
Greek revival (Architecture)
Villas