- Front view, cotton gin, Speight House and Cotton Gin, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina
Cotton gins and ginning -- North Carolina
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- 2 x 2 in.
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- Preservation North Carolina
- Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- The house and cotton gin were built for the founder of Edenton Brick Works, Will Oscar Speight.
- Architectural note:
- Speight House is in the Queen Anne style, a rarity in rural North Carolina. The complex includes a two-story brick cotton gin with an arched entry, a smokehouse, laborer's quarters, chicken coop, and storage sheds.
- Historical note:
- The structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architecture, Queen Anne
Chickens -- Housing
Cotton gins and ginning
Housing, Single family
Mills and mill-work
National Register of Historic Places