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Foundation pier detail, O'Quinn House, Moore County, North Carolina

O'Quinn House (Moore County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Foundation pier detail, O'Quinn House, Moore County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Cabins (Houses)
Foundations
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0407
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Moore County (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: O'Quinn House (Moore County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Moore County
State:
North Carolina
Historical note:
Constructed in the mid-nineteenth century, the home represents a rare surviving log cabin form, and provides a view of an approach to building that was once popular in much of Eastern North Carolina.
Architectural note:
The unknown builder utilized saddle-notching in the home's construction, which consists of cutting the ends off of rounded logs to allow a close fit when laid together. The home also features trapezoidal light wood block foundation piers and a wood chimney.
Location:
Moore County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
Log cabins
Notching
Piers (Foundation components)
Saddle-notching
Trapezoidal
Woodwork