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First floor plan, second floor plan

Walter Duffy House (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
First floor plan, second floor plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Floor plans
Bedrooms
Porches
Libraries
Porte-cochères
Original Format:
Linens
Extent:
3/32 in. = 1 ft.
Item identifier:
ncar1596-001-bx0001-005-001_0001
Genre:
Design and construction documents
Architectural drawings
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
State Archives of North Carolina
Collection:
Herbert Woodley Simpson papers, 1888-1941 (NCAR1596) held by State Archives of 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 the North Carolina State Archives.
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: Duffy, Walter House (New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Simpson, Herbert W. (Herbert Woodley), 1870-1945 
Built:
Street:
212 New St.
Community:
New Bern
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
The house has Simpson's characteristic late Queen Anne and early Colonial Revival details. The house is covered by a pyramidal roof, accented by a hipped dormer, central chimney, and a variety of project gables.
Historical note:
Walter Duffy was a bookkeeper for the National Bank of New Bern and later served as a clerk of the U.S. Circuit Court. He took in several boarders during the time he lived in the house.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Architecture, Queen Anne
Colonial revival (Architecture)
Housing, Single family
Gables
Boardinghouses
Dormers
Pyramidal roofs
Historic buildings
Hipped dormers
Porte-cochères
Libraries