3032-Fall2017

Site Number: 3032

Date of Survey: 09/27/2017
Address: 1915
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1930
Current Use of Primary Building: Religious
Historic Use of Primary Building: Religious
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Neocolonial



Number of Stories: 2
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 5
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: brick
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

The roof has a large overhang. There is a fairly wide cornice and facia. The chimney, which is located near the front facade has a corbeling detail near the top. There is a Neocolonial style portico with a gable roof. The portico has a wide overhang with a wide cornice and a wide facia. The doric columns on the portico are fairly large/substantial. There is a simple wright-iron balustrade and rail on the portico and steps. The steps are made from brick. There is decorative soldier brick course above the windows and a decorative header brick course below the windows.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

All of the windows with the exception of the cellar level appear to be original with the original wooden muntins.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

There are no visible additions to this structure.


Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: none
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

This property is located fairly close to Princess Anne St. which is a commercial area. This property is also adjacent to other residential properties. This property blends in well with the mixed use of the neighborhood, The size of the structure does match those of the residential properties on the street but the size is comparable to commercial buildings near by. The Neocolonial style matches with many of the houses in the neighborhood such as the house at 2015 Charles Street (#3021).


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 documents located on the Fredericksburg Research Resources website created by Dr. Gary Stanton
- Business directories located on the Fredericksburg Research Resources website created by Dr. Gary Stanton

Other Comments/Salient Details:

The property appears to be well maintained.

Edited by CES and SB

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