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View, Palmer-Marsh House, Bath, North Carolina

Palmer-Marsh House (Bath, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Palmer-Marsh House, Bath, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0009
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Bath (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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: Palmer-Marsh House (Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Bath
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Michael Coutanche (French merchant, justice, and assemblyman), first owner. Robert Palmer (surveyor-general from Scotland) second owner. In 1802 the house passed to Jonathan and Daniel Gould Marsh (shipowners and merchants from Rhode Island).
Historical note:
Parts of the house may date to 1751, though the house was initially dated to 1740. One of the most notable mid-eighteenth century homes standing in North Carolina, the property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark.
Architectural note:
The English bond chimney is considered to be one of the state's finest examples of brick masonry. The house also includes a Flemish bond chimney and original Georgian woodwork.
Location:
Bath (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Brickwork
Architecture, Georgian
Woodwork
National Historic Landmarks
Landmarks
Flemish bond (Masonry technique)
English bond (masonry technique)
Buildings -- Additions
Masonry