3008-Fall2017

Site Number: 3008

Date of Survey: 09/17/2017
Address: 310
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1938
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Bungalow/Craftsman



Number of Stories: 1.5
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 3
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: vinyl
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

This house has a wide overhang along the roof which is indicative of Craftsman style. The porch roof is hipped. There is a wide cornice along the front porch which is also indicative of Craftsman style. There are Craftsman style posts which are tapered and squared wood on the top half and bricks on the lower half. There is a wooden balustrade on the porch with an upper rail and a lower rail. These simple wooden balustrade extends down the stairs as a handrail as well. There is decorative lattice covering the area under the front porch.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

The set-back for this property matches those of adjacent properties. The style of this house matches the general style of houses on this street. The size and style is very similar to the house located at 309 Bunker Hill Street (the next street over at #3013). This house has retained the original casement window with wooden muntins on the upper half story of the front elevation.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

There are no visible additions to the house. There may have at one time been a wide facia board along the roof-line which is indicative of Craftsman; this is no longer present. There are vinyl replacement windows throughout the house with the exception of the upper half story on the front elevation.


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

This property is located fairly close to Princess Anne St. which is a commercial area. This may pose some threat to the residential nature of this neighborhood. This property is adjacent to other residential properties. The style and size of the house match the general style and size of many other houses in the neighborhood.


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Tax records from the Circuit Court Archives located in Spotsylvania, VA.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

The post on the Northern corner of the porch is very noticeably angled/out of position due to the brick portion of the post settling.

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