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1927, William Lawrence Bottomley; Charles Gillette, landscape architect. 4207 Sulgrave Rd. Not visible from the street

At the same time Virginia House and Agecroft were being reconstructed, Bottomley received a commission from E. Randolph Williams for this Georgian Revival house. The design is based on Westover, though Bottomley added and subtracted skillfully: it is five bays wide instead of seven, and recessed stucco panels on the entrance facade punctuate each bay. A stringcourse runs just below the second-story windows, and an elegantly designed door frame is derived from Palladio.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Williams House", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI336.10.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 276-276.

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