3018-Fall2017

Site Number: 3018

Date of Survey: 09/18/2017
Address: 319
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1930
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: Bungalow/Craftsman



Number of Stories: 1
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 4
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: vinyl
Roof Shape: Hip
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

There is a wide Craftsman style overhang along the roof. There is a wide cornice on the front porch and a wide facia board on the house which is also Craftsman style. The front porch has Neocolonial Doric columns. There are non-functional decorative shutters on the front elevation.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

The set-back of this house matches the set-back of the other houses on the street. This style of house matches the general style of the houses in this neighborhood. The style of this house matches the style of the house adjacent to it located at 317 Bunker Hill Street (#3017), with the exception that the house at 317 Bunker Hill Street has Craftsmen style posts instead of Neocolonial Columns on the front porch.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

There is an addition added to the back of the house. Evidence for the addition is that the length of the house goes back further than similar houses on the same street. Other evidence of an addition is that the window on the addition is much smaller than the windows that were already existing on the house before the addition. There are vinyl replacement windows throughout the house. This vinyl siding may be replacement siding since it is difficult to distinguish exactly where the addition begins due to a seamlessness in the vinyl siding (it may have been installed after the addition was built.)


Condition of Primary Building: Good
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 located at the Circuit Court Archives in Spotsylvania, VA.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

The shed has wooden clapboard cladding with vertical board double wooden doors. The shed roof is end gabled with asphalt shingle. The front porch has a cement slab floor.

Edited by SB and CES

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