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Cottage

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c. 1900. 600 Douglas St.

Inexpensively constructed and minimally detailed frame cottages were the most common house type built in Clifton Forge at the turn of the twentieth century. This example features a side-passage plan, a cross-gable roof, a recessed entrance porch, diamond-shaped windows, and alternating courses of decorative shingles in the prominent gable ends.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Cottage", [Clifton Forge, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-AL30.

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