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Front view, John A. Mason House, Chatham County, North Carolina

John A. Mason House (Chatham County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, John A. Mason House, Chatham County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Farmhouses
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1087pnc007
Created Date:
circa
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: Built by John A. Mason, the house passed to his grandchildren, Thomas M. Mason and Elizabeth Frances Mason. Upon the death of Thomas, in 1917, the house was sold to his granddaughter Tina and her husband Wade Herman Scott. | Architectural Note: The house is a two-story center-hall structure, with a full-length porch. Its Greek Revival exterior consists of pedimented gable ends and a central entrance framed by sidelights. The intact interior elements are also typical of the Greek Revival style. | Historical Note: The house is virtually identical to the nearby William Marcom House, which was built by the same (unknown) builder. This structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Chatham 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
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:

Provenance note:
Built by John A. Mason, the house passed to his grandchildren, Thomas M. Mason and Elizabeth Frances Mason. Upon the death of Thomas, in 1917, the house was sold to his granddaughter Tina and her husband Wade Herman Scott.
Architectural note:
The house is a two-story center-hall structure, with a full-length porch. Its Greek Revival exterior consists of pedimented gable ends and a central entrance framed by sidelights. The intact interior elements are also typical of the Greek Revival style.
Historical note:
The house is virtually identical to the nearby William Marcom House, which was built by the same (unknown) builder. This structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Chatham County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Porches
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Central-passage houses
Gables
Side lights (Windows)
National Historic Landmarks

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