4040-Fall2019

Site Number: 4040

Date of Survey: 09/22/2019
Address: 720
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1898
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: Queen Anne



Number of Stories: 2.5
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 4
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: wood clapboards, wood shingles
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

• gingerbread trim and wood shingles in gable
• arched sash window and two casement windows in gable
• full width one story porch
• spindle work on porch posts
• tongue in groove wooden porch floorboards
• transom and sidelights around front door
• front door has several lights (6 over 1 over 6)
• the two rows of 6 lights on door are colored glass (greens and blues)
• 2 over 2 sash wooden windows


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

• gable decorations, windows and porch are originial


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

• Rear addition


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

Same height, style and setback as adjacent buildings


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

"Lee Avenue, Fredericksburg: It's Evolution as a Residential Area" by Nancy J. Neil

Other Comments/Salient Details:

• paint chipping on windows and second story clapboard

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