2044-Fall2017

Site Number: 2044

Date of Survey: 09/24/2017
Address: 1508
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1918
Current Use of Primary Building: Commercial
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: American Foursquare



Number of Stories: 2
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 2
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: wood clapboards
Roof Shape: Hip
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Front has two thirds left width as enclosed shed roofed porch with access point while rightmost third has other entry door covered by shed roofed porch overhangs supported by square wood column atop poured slab, 2nd entry door has federal style transom , at right side rear has external square chimney


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Window surrounds all appear original, as does secondary front door surround, visible basement windows along left side, rear shed structure is clearly historic and in terrible condition, chimney is original and shows distinct separation from main mass and later addition


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Front enclosed porch area is later addition, windows themselves are later replacements, rear shed roofed one story addition with connected porch area, some windows have been boarded up


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

Compatible with adjacent residential uses in terms of historic use but current use as commercial is only compatible with related commercial building at 1510 princess anne, compatible with one building across the street and adjacent left building (zanes babarbershop) in terms of use, compatible with most nearby structures in terms of setback, height form style and footprint except that it's immediate surrounding is unpaved/ gravel parking or lot areas to left and right


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Found at the Fredericksburg Circuit Court in Land Book 1916-1919 under Van B. Cox on page 8(1918-0-10).

Other Comments/Salient Details:

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