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Timson House

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1715, c. 1750, c. 1818, 1842, 1937. 1996, restoration. Prince George St. west of Nassau St.
  • (Photograph by Jeffrey E. Klee, courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
  • (Photograph by Patricia Lynette Searl)

Even small early houses generally have long histories of evolution. William Timson built this house with a single front room, entered from a central doorway between the present two principal windows, and a small rear space. Remodelings of the mid-eighteenth century, c. 1818, and 1842 created the present front appearance. The rear wing was added by the Reverend W. A. R. Goodwin, and a member of his family lived there until 1988.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Timson House", [Williamsburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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