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Thomas J. Semmes House

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1885. 191 Culpeper St.

The date is extremely late for the Second Empire style, but obviously the Semmeses had no choice but to construct an even larger house than the Ullmans had, also with a bulging mansard roof.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Thomas J. Semmes House", [Warrenton, 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, 116-116.

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