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c. 1900. 600 Douglas St.
  • (Virginia Department of Historic Resources)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

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.

Writing Credits

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—,

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