Essential Architecture- the South

Bacon's Castle, Arthur Allen house

architect

 

location

Surry County, VA.

date

ca. 1656 (R,W: ca.1655)

style

Georgian Colonial

construction

Brick

type

House
 
  a: general view, photo 1954-55, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  b: flank (U. Penn. slide coll.: gift).
 
  c: end wall and chimney detail, photo 1954-55, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  d: south front, photo c. 1960, D. Stillman.
 
  e: plan, from Fiske Kimball, Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (New York, 1922), fig. 20, after Donald Millar.
 
  f: front elevation, from Fiske Kimball, Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (New York, 1922), fig. 20, after Donald Millar.
 
  g: front elevation, from Fiske Kimball, Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (New York, 1922), fig. 21, from a woodcut in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly.
   
 

links

 

Society of Architectural Historians

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for some of the images on this page (copyright SAH).
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