2042-Fall2017

Site Number: 2042

Date of Survey: 09/24/2017
Address: 1510 1/2
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1918
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: American Foursquare



Number of Stories: 2
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 3
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: aluminum
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Flat roof covered porch across front width on brick piers covered by wood lattice, porch has decorative wood Columns connected by wood railing, front yard enclosed by unpainted wood picket fence with brick walkway from concrete stairs up to entry winding to left side where the unpaved/gravel space between this structure and 1508 princess Anne (same space that is in front of 1510 princess Anne) sloped downward towards the adjacent building, front has six over six windows with door at right corner, left side has exposed concrete foundation, two boarded up basement windows and rear corner door for above ground basement access, rear mass is shed roofed one story addition, all visible siding is metal but scalloped gently at bottom mimicking nearby house


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Wood threshold of front entry looks original, exposed wood along eaves looks original as well as some wood siding exposed and not covered with metal siding, window surrounds look original, roof seems original as well as eaves


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Left side windows along foundation are boarded up, front facade windows and doors seem to be replacements, extant siding is new, porch at front likely new because shed roof is different from main mass and ghosts of previous iteration of joinery to wall


Condition of Primary Building: Fair
Observable Threats: large trees
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Compatible with right adjacent house in terms of setback and height as well as street face width, narrower footprint than nearby buildings, compatible with majority of same and opposite block in terms of residential use but incompatible with left adjacent and catacorner rear left adjacent commercial structures (1508 and 1510 respectively)


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Found at the Fredericksburg Circuit Court in Land Book 1916-1919 under Van B. Cox on page 8(1918-0-10).

Other Comments/Salient Details:

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