The imposing Mediterranean Villa style house, behind a stucco wall and complete with red clay pantile roof, was designed by Richmond architect Henry Baskervill for Thomas L. Moore. The Moores operated a dairy farm, some of which was intact until the 1980s. With an imposing central tower, the tripartite fifteen-bay house is one of the largest mansions built in Richmond's western suburbs. The white, stucco-covered Mediterranean-inspired house contrasts sharply with the predominant Angloinfluenced brick buildings of the area.
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