Essential Architecture- the South

Westover, William Byrd II house

architect

 

location

Charles City County, VA

date

1730-34 (S:1726-30)

style

Georgian

construction

Brick

type

House
 
  a: plan, from Fiske Kimball, Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (New York, 1922), fig. 46.
 
  b: general view, photo 1954-62, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  c: view outward through gate, photo 1954-62, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  d: facade, photo 1954-62, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  f: pediment, photo 1954-62, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
   
  g: stairhall, photo 1954-62, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  i: plasterwork detail, photo 1954-62, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  j: lawn and front, photo 1981, P. Scott.
 
  k: dependency, photo 1981, P. Scott.
 

links

 

Society of Architectural Historians

Special thanks to the Society of Architectural Historians
for some of the images on this page (copyright SAH).
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