Essential Architecture- the South

Mount Airy, Col. John Tayloe house

architect

John Ariss

location

Richmond County, VA.

date

1758-62

style

Georgian

construction

Brick

type

House
 
  a: forecourt, from north, photo 1962-72, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  b: west dependency, photo 1962-72, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  c: south front, photo 1962-72, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  d: east flank and south front, photo 1962-72, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  e: Palladian window detail, east flank, photo 1962-72, R. C. Smith (U. Penn. slide coll.).
 
  f: plan, from Fiske Kimball, Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (New York, 1922), fig. 50.
 

links

 

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