Site Number: 5039

Date of Survey: 09/20/2018
Address: 1607
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1937
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: Cape Cod

Number of Stories: 1.5
Width (bays): 5
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 3
Structural System: brick
Wall Cladding Material: brick, wood clapboards
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: slate

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Front entry with 4-light transom in frieze of entablature above door and architrave trim; exaggerated dentils at cornice; original wood dormers; Flemish brick bond with arched, brick lintels above windows; brick walkway and front steps; functional shutters with dogs; 9/9, double-hung windows; copper gutters; wooden bargeboard on gabled roof; decoratively tiered chimney top; large brass eagle doorknocker.

Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Original brick and dormers, new shutters matching garage with original slate roofs

Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Shed roof on 1-story addition, with wood clapboard and slate roof, matching garage.

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

In line with other structures,compatible materials, style, size, and use as surrounding structures.

Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Virginia Division of Historic Landmarks: Historic District/Brief Survey Form.
Surveyor: Murphy, A. Kimberly, Yr: 1989. Aw

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