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King's Victorian Inn (Ilahee)

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Ilahee
1899. 8883 Sam Snead Hwy.

Built for physician Henry S. Pole, who became known for his spa treatments, this two-story frame and weatherboard Queen Anne house has all the best features of the style. These include an octagonal corner tower, projecting gables and bays, a variety of window treatments, fish-scale and weatherboarded surfaces, and a wraparound porch. The steep hipped roof is punctuated with gable dormers and topped by a deck outlined by metal cresting. The interior has been altered but the original fireplaces remain.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "King's Victorian Inn (Ilahee)", [Hot Springs, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-BA16.

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