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1880s(?). 503 3rd St.

This undocumented house, possibly of 1880s vintage, has an unusual cross-shaped plan. The one-story, gable-ended wings meet at a short tower at the crossing, set at a forty-five-degree angle to the wings. Horizontal board siding, peaked architraves, and a modest cornice are holdovers from Greek Revival. The truncated pyramidal roof on the tower may have lost a spire extension.

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Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "House", [Marble Falls, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-BT19.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 104-104.

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