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Episcopal Diocese of Virginia (Mayo Memorial House)

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Mayo Memorial House
1845; later additions and renovations. 110 W. Franklin St.

This temple-form Greek Revival house, with four heroic Ionic columns carrying a pedimented portico, was built for William Taylor, a Richmond banker. Across the street stood an almost identical house that was destroyed to make way for the Hotel Jefferson. Originally this house had single-story wings flanking the central block, but c. 1870 they were enlarged to two stories.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Episcopal Diocese of Virginia (Mayo Memorial House)", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI165.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 223-223.

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