3027-Fall2017

Site Number: 3027

Date of Survey: 10/01/2017
Address: 309
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1930
Current Use of Primary Building: Multi Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Neocolonial



Number of Stories: 2
Width (bays): 4
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 3
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: vinyl
Roof Shape: Gambrel
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Covered portico with Greek Revival columns (Doric).


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Main strucutre has not changed from with the exception of the living space addition with a shed roof on the back.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

There is an added living space with a shed roofline on back of the structure. The windows have been replaced on the ground level only.


Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: large trees, Route 1
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

This is a residential structure within a primarily residential landscape. While the style does not match everyone surrounding them, its use matched the landscape.


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

Other Comments/Salient Details:

The difference in roof style from the rest of the neighborhood and the vinyl siding give the impression that this structure was built later than the surrounding structures.

Edited by MAF, SB, CES, and CMJ.

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