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Front view, Octagon House, Carteret County, North Carolina

Octagon House (Carteret County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Octagon House, Carteret County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1067pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Carteret County (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: Octagon House (Carteret County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Carteret County
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Octagon House was built for planter Edward Hill on his Cedar Point plantation.
Architectural note:
Octagon House is built in the octagon shape popularized by New York phrenologist Orson S. Fowler. The structure is a two-story, bracketed frame house, with a cupola, and is complete with four interior chimneys. The plan consists of a central hallway with three rooms on each side.
Location:
Carteret County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Octagonal houses
Historic buildings
Frame houses
Cupolas
Brackets
Central-passage houses