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1933, Perry, Shaw and Hepburn(?). 1670 Church St.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Virginia Department of Historic Resources)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

Now a bed-and-breakfast, this sprawling Tudor Revival house was built for Nettie Dresser and her husband, Frank, who owned a battery factory. Nettie Dresser used her residence for frequent and notable entertainments. The house's asymmetrical massing, numerous gables, irregular fenestration, half-timbering, clustered chimney stacks, and corner turret is an excellent example of a style that became popular in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Anne Carter Lee

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