5037-Fall2017

Site Number: 5037

Date of Survey: 09/22/2017
Address: 1612
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1940
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
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 3
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: brick
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Vertical stretchers above doorways and windows, interlocking brick joint at rear corners of building, bay window at left side, wooden window sills, half circle window on left side top


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Brick has evidence of some repairs on left bay window of mortars, roof is not original, tip of chimney also seems to be replacement brick.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Added rear wooden porch, front steps added, asphalt shingles on roof above bay window, wood shed connecting to house on rear porch.


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

Building is compatible with adjacent structures, but seems to be older than surrounding properties. Brickwork fits with nearby buildings, but is further back on lot than others.


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Digitized tax maps of Fredericksburg's Block 25 show the building present in the year 1946 and absent in the year 1938. This adds credibility to the V-CRIS date of 1940, which falls within the range.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

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