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View, Laurel Mill, Franklin County, North Carolina

Laurel Mill (Franklin County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Laurel Mill, Franklin County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Mills and mill-work
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1179pnc009
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Franklin 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: Laurel Mill (Franklin County, North Carolina)

Built:
Provenance note:
Col. Jordan Jones built this gristmill circa 1850-1859, and probably built his home, the Italianate cottage also on the property, as well as a sawmill and cotton mill across the Sandy Creek.
Historical note:
The Jordan Jones House and Laurel Mill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
The 2 1/2-story mill combines antebellum and later 19th-century elements. The gristmill is turbine-operated, and an overshot wheel was added in a 20th-century renovation.
Subjects:
Antebellum
Gristmills
Historic buildings
Historic sites
Houses
Housing, Single family
Mills and mill-work
National Register of Historic Places
Renovation (Architecture)
Turbines
Water-wheels