Essential Architecture- the South

Gunston Hall

architect

William Buckland

location

Fairfax County, VA.

date

1755-59

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: west front, photo 1962, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  c: west porch, photo 1970, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  d: garden front, photo D. Robb (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  e: garden porch, photo 1947-60, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  f: stairhall, photo 1947-60, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  g: dining room, photo 1947-60, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  h: parlor, photo 1947-60, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
   i: northwest room, photo 1947-60, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  j: detail, Chinese room, photo 1947-60, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 

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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