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View, Mitchell-Ward House, Belvidere, Perquimans County, North Carolina

Mitchell-Ward House (Belvidere, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Mitchell-Ward House, Belvidere, Perquimans County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Federal style
Houses
Porches
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1293pnc009
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Belvidere (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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
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: Mitchell-Ward House (Belvidere, Perquimans County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Belvidere
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The house was built for Dr. William Mitchell, first owner. After his death in 1848, the house passed to Jonathan White, Josiah T. White, and Francis E. Winslow, second owners. The house was sold to Hardy Ward in 1874, and remained in the family until the present.
Architectural note:
The house is unique because it possesses the only carved gable fanlight in the county. The house also has an asymmetrical three bay facade with the entrance flanking a central window bay. The house also has the only enclosed stair associated with a side hall plan in the county.
Historical note:
The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Woodville (N.C.)
Belvidere (N.C.)
Subjects:
Asymmetry (Composition concept)
Bay windows
Bays (Building divisions)
Fanlights
Gables
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
National Register of Historic Places