- Front view, Bellair, Craven County, North Carolina
- Original Format:
- 2 x 2 in.
- Item identifier:
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Craven County (N.C.)
- Digital Project:
- Preservation North Carolina
- Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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- 1100 Washington Post Road
- New Bern
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- Bellair was built on land formerly owned by the Speight family for planter Wilson Blount. Since 1838, the Richardson family has owned the property.
- Architectural note:
- This Palladian plantation house, unique in the state of North Carolina, has a one-room deep plan, with a central pedimented pavilion, Flemish-bond brickwork, and Georgian finishes. The interior is complete with Georgian features and a full raised basement.
- Historical note:
- Bellair is one of the few 18th century plantation houses left standing in the state. The home's interior woodwork is nearly identical to that found in New Bern's John Wright Stanly and Coor-Gaston houses. Bellair is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
New Bern (N.C.)
Flemish bond (Masonry technique)
Housing, Single family
National Register of Historic Places
Pavilions (Building divisions)
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 35.165538, -77.121061