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Entrance, Echo Manor, Wake County, North Carolina

Echo Manor (Wake County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Entrance, Echo Manor, Wake County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Porticoes
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh2258pnc002
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: Tradition holds that the house was built in 1741 for Robert Whitaker, though the structure more likely dates to the late eighteenth century. | Architectural Note: The house was probably built in sections, undergoing additions in the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century. The upper level and rear ell were likely added in the mid-eighteenth century. A later owner, Vance Swift, added the Doric columns in the 1950s. Interior details include Greek Revival doors and mantels, and Victorian stair details. The house was remodelled several times in the twentieth century.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Wake 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
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:

State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Tradition holds that the house was built in 1741 for Robert Whitaker, though the structure more likely dates to the late eighteenth century.
Architectural note:
The house was probably built in sections, undergoing additions in the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century. The upper level and rear ell were likely added in the mid-eighteenth century. A later owner, Vance Swift, added the Doric columns in the 1950s. Interior details include Greek Revival doors and mantels, and Victorian stair details. The house was remodelled several times in the twentieth century.
Location:
Wake County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Columns
Architecture, Victorian
Greek revival (Architecture)

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