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Grice-Neely House

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c. 1820. c. 1968, restoration. 202 North St.
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • Grice-Neely House (Richard Guy Wilson)

Raised on a high basement, the Grice-Neely House is unusual in that its principal entrance is on the east side of the house, away from North Street. The entrance is sheltered by a Doric portico and reached by a flight of stone stairs. The relatively plain exterior of the main facade is relieved by an elegant cast and wrought iron balcony, with a pattern of stylized lilies, on the first level above the basement.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Grice-Neely House", [Portsmouth, 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, 449-449.

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