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Front view, Clifton House, Franklin County, North Carolina

Clifton House (Louisburg, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Clifton House, Franklin County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Houses
Porticoes
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1181pnc010
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: Clifton House (Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
786 Clifton Pond Rd
Community:
Louisburg
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27549
Provenance note:
The house was built for the Cliftons, a family associated with the local mill and mill pond.
Architectural note:
The house is mostly Greek Revival in style, with an ornate double porch and brackets. These elements, and other millwork found in the house, suggest the influence of Jacob Holt, a builder from Warrenton.
Historical note:
Clifton House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Louisburg (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Outbuildings
Mills and mill-work
Historic buildings
Greek revival (Architecture)
Brackets
Double porches
Millwork (Woodwork)
National Register of Historic Places
Decoration and ornament
Latitude, Longitude:
36.003542, -78.346542