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Townfield

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c. 1854. North side of King Street between Caroline and Water sts.

The complex plan of Townfield developed from a simple center-passage house that was lengthened twice and connected to a two-story nineteenth-century wing set at a right angle. An enclosed projection facing the river was added to extend the original passage and provide windows on three sides. Thomas Waterman participated in the restoration when he resided in Port Royal.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Townfield", [Port Royal, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-PE56.7.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 353-353.

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