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Petty-Dickson House

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c. 1852. c. 1870, remodeling and addition. 300 W. Freemason St.
  • Petty-Dickson House (Richard Guy Wilson)

What was once a Greek Revival residence was radically altered in the Second Empire mode by the addition of a third floor tucked beneath a mansard roof. The house is currently being used for offices.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


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

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 424-424.

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