5010-Fall2018

Site Number: 5010

Date of Survey: 09/06/2018
Address: 1708
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1951
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Minimal Traditional



Number of Stories: 1.5
Width (bays): 5
Foundation Material: Concrete Block
Depth (rooms): 2
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: brick, wood clapboards, stucco
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Front gabled, rectangular oriel window with clapboard siding that crosses through the cornice and into the roof, and is centered under the clapboard-clad gable dormers on the west-end of the structure.
Vinyl window replacements. Triangular pediment porch roof matches the front-gabled overhang on the east side of the structure.
Bay window under overhang. Metal supports and railings at porch, and metal rails at stairs that lead from the garage to the front of the house.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Main building maintains most of original fabric, including windows and possibly the front door.
Brick has been painted but appears to be in good condition.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

2.5 story garage/living space addition on the west-end of main building. Includes the rectangular bay and dormers.


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

Sits at same depth as adjacent structures, at top of hill. Compatible use, materials and style as adjacent properties.


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Deed book 91, page 22, Fredericksburg, VA Circuit Court Records

Other Comments/Salient Details:

Corner lot; Fitzhugh and Franklin Streets. Minimal landscaping.

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