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Doorway, The Cellars, Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina

The Cellars (Enfield, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Doorway, The Cellars, Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Doorways
Plantation houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1224pnc004
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Enfield (N.C.)
Cellars, The (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: Cellars, The (Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
140 McFarland Rd
Community:
Enfield
State:
NC
Zip:
27823
Provenance note:
The house was probably built for John Branch.
Architectural note:
The large, two-story frame plantation house was probably built before 1806. It has a center-passage plan, two rooms deep, and is complete with four chimneys done in Flemish-bond brickwork.
Historical note:
The building was likely built before 1806. Tradition holds that John Branch's son, Joseph, played host to the Marquis de Lafayette here during his 1825 American tour. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Enfield (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
National Register of Historic Places
Latitude, Longitude:
36.18453, -77.671816