Number of Stories: 1.5
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 3
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: vinyl
Roof Shape: Hip
Roof Material: asphalt shingle
Decorative Details/Unique Features:
The front elevation has a hipped dormer. The front porch has Neocolonial doric columns and a decorative wooden balustrade with a top and bottom rail. The posts on the bottom of the porch (holding up the porch floor under the doric columns) are made of brick. The roof of the main building and the from porch has a wide overhang in the Craftsman style. The front porch also has a wide cornice the the Craftsman style. The chimney has a slight step-out/corbeling at the top.
Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:
The set-back of this house matches the set-back of the adjacent house to the Northwest elevation. The size and style of this house matches the style of many of the houses in the neighborhood including many of the houses on Bunker Hill Street.
Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:
There is an addition to the back of the house. The evidence that it is an addition is that he roof level is at a lover level than the roof level of the main structure. (The height of the addition is one story and the height of the main structure is one and a half stories. The roof of the addition is also a different style (flat) than the main structure (hipped). There are vinyl replacement windows throughout the house except for the dormer window on the upper half story.
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:
To establish a build date, there was an analysis of the research relating to neighboring properties. This date was originally based off of a date range that was narrowed down to 1930 through evidence from the following resources:
- Deed records in the Circuit Court Archives located in Fredericksburg, VA and Spotsylvania, VA which show the purchase dates of lots. - Tax records in the Circuit Court Archives located in Fredericksburg, VA and Spotsylvania, VA
- The 1947 Sanborn Map.located in the Circuit Court Archives in Fredericksburg, VA
- Census document research located on the Fredericksburg Research Resources website created by Dr. Gary Stanton
The shed is constructed from aluminum. There has been lattice used to partially enclose the Southeast side of the front porch.
Edited by SB and CES