2005-Fall2017

Site Number: 2005

Date of Survey: 09/16/2017
Address: 1705
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1927
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: Bungalow/Craftsman



Number of Stories: 1
Width (bays): 2
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 2
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: vinyl
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

There are stationary shutters on the facade. Has a large and strange wooden front porch. The half of the porch closest to the building has its own small gabled roof, which is held up by 4 slim wooden posts. The left section of this first part is sunken bellow the level of the rest of the porch. There is an addition to the porch, which doubled its size and has no roof. The porch and stairs to the porch are enclosed by a wooden railing.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

The windows and doors have been replaced. The siding is in really good shape and might have been replaced.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

No apparent additions to main building. Windows and door replaced.


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

Compatible with the other residences along Charles Street.


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Found at the Fredericksburg Circuit Court in Land Book 1927 under John H. Cooper on page 45.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

none

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