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Front view, Woodfield Inn, Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina

Woodfield Inn (Flat Rock, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Woodfield Inn, Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Inns
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1231pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Flat Rock (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: Woodfield Inn (Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
Andrew Johnstone (innkeeper) and Mitchell King (innkeeper) built the inn, first owners.
Historical note:
The hotel was built in the picturesque mode that was popular in Flat Rock in the nineteenth century. The building is claimed to be the oldest operating inn in the state, and the building's builder-contractor, H.T. Farmer, later served as its innkeeper.
Architectural note:
The inn is an example of the popularity of the picturesque mode in nineteenth century Flat Rock. It is a three-story, hip-roofed structure, with lattice-framed arches.
Location:
Flat Rock (N.C.)
Subjects:
Arches
Commercial buildings
Hip roofs
Historic buildings
Hotels
Inns
Latticework
Taverns (Inns)