4046-Fall2019

Site Number: 4046

Date of Survey: 09/22/2019
Address: 706
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1895
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): 4
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 4
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: vinyl, wood shingles
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

• Verge board and decorative casement windows in front and cross gables
• Spindle work on porch posts
• Full width one story porch
• First story windows on façade in hexagonal/bay shape
• Latticework enclosing brick posts under porch
• Transom lights over door


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

• Porch and decorative gable elements appear original
original wood shingles in gable
original verge board with gingerbread design


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

• 2 over 2 sash windows appear to be replacement but not new
• Rear addition


Condition of Primary Building: Fair
Observable Threats: large trees, neglect
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Same scale and setback as adjacent buildings, uses are congruent


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Kelly Fields plaque on door ("Lee Avenue, Fredericksburg: It's Evolution as a Residential Area" by Nancy J. Neil stated 1896)

Other Comments/Salient Details:

• Paint chipping on porch, front steps, windows and verge board
• Missing light in cross gable casement window

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