Item Details

Monroe Hill

Perry, John M.; Ford, George Sidney
Photographs; Online
Perry, John M.
Ford, George Sidney
Date Created
Composition Era
18th Century
University of Virginia
Charlottesville (Va.)
Thomas K. Fitzpatrick, Head of School of Architecture, Home c 1967--Wm M Thorton Home 1887-1935--Thos Randolph Price Home 1882-1887--Chas Scott Venable 1865-1876--Maj Edmund Broadus Home 1846-50--UVA Proctor Arthur S Brockenbrough Home, early 19th century--Capt John M Perry Home 1814-1817--John Nicholas Home 1805-1814--Jas Monroe Home 1790-1799--Main house east part probably built first as a 1 story hall-parlor. Had a Flemish Bond outbuilding to the northeast of the main house which was later incorporated into the expanded 2 story, 2 pile brick main house.--Lower Plantation
Originally 1 Story Brick, 1 Cell, wood Shingles, then 2 Story Brick, 2 Pile, Paired Column Portico, Hipped Roof, 5 Bay (not symmetrical), 2 Pile, Flemish Bond, 3 Course American Bond, 5 Course American Bond, Winter Kitchen, Transom with sidelights with Italianate door, 6 Panel Doors, 4 Panel Doors, 9/9, Splayed Window Openings, Blinds, Brick Arcades with Brick Dentil Cornice, Law Office, 12 Dormitories, 5 Course American Bond Brick Outbuilding, Had 1 Story Frame Kitchen w/Brick Nogging, 20'x28'
John M Perry, builder 1814--Geo Sidney Ford, remodeling late 19th century
Survey Data
Charlottesville's Historic Landmarks Study Surveys--Studies in Vernacular Architecture--Virginia Road Traces%Mutual Assurance Society Insurance Policy
James Monroe acquires property--Law Office----Arcaded 12 Dorms Added
Digital Images : 5; Law office in center -- Main house -- Stair -- Plans -- Exterior.
K. Edward Lay, Also published in The Architecture of Jefferson country: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. 2000.
Art and Architecture
Architecture of Jefferson Country
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