Item Details

Ash Lawn

Grigg, Milton L. (Milton LaTour); Swofford, Don; Gilpin, Douglas; Buchanan, Paul
Format
Photographs; Online
Creator
Grigg, Milton L. (Milton LaTour)
Swofford, Don
Gilpin, Douglas
Buchanan, Paul
Date Created
1799
Composition Era
18th Century
1790's
Type
building
Place
Simeon
Simeon (Va.)
Albemarle County (Va.)
Culture
American
Note
Castle Cabin--Called Highland until c 1840--North Blenheim--Porch Room like Temple Hill, High Meadows, Findowrie, & Wakefield--James Monroe ownership 1793-1826--Goodwin, Buckner, Garrett, Pretlow and Bowen ownership 1826-1867--Rev John E Massey ownership 1867-1930--Jay Winston Johns ownership 1930-1974 & opened to public 1930--College of William and Mary ownership since 1975--Monroe had c 3,000 books in house--Opened to the public 1931
Frame I-House + 1 Story Frame, Paired Column Portico, 9/9, 4/4, 3 Course American Bond, 5 Course American Bond, Wall of Troy Moldings, Beaded Siding, Mortise & Tenon Joinery, Box Cornice, Pitsaw Marks, Reciprocating Saw Marks, Circular Saw Marks, Brick Nogging, Cut Nails w/Stamped Heads, Wood Shingles, Triple Hung Sash, 2 Leaf Door, Porch Room, Flue Vaulted Passage, Interesting Mantel, Patera, Colonnettes, Slave Quarters, Pyramidal Outbuilding, Smokehouse, Saw and Grist Mill, Recessed Gardens, Ghost
Milton Grigg, Architect 20th century--Don Swofford, Architect 20th century--Douglas Gilpin, Architect 20th century--Paul Buchanan, Architect 20th century
Survey Data
National Register of Historic Places--Virginia Landmarks Register--Studies in Vernacular Architecture --Virginia Road Traces%Mutual Assurance Society Insurance Policy
Event
Frame I-house built--Barn Burned--Gardens
Contents
Digital Images : 4; 1799 part -- Elevations -- Plan -- 1799 house.
Credit
K. Edward Lay, Also published in The Architecture of Jefferson country: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. 2000.
Collection
Art and Architecture
Architecture of Jefferson Country
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