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Bowyer House

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1880s. 613 Peaks St.

The exuberant complexity of massing of this Stick Style house is matched in its detailing. Cross-gabled with steep gables projecting from gables, and polygonal bays projecting from side gables, the house is further enlivened by a spidery porch wrapping its front. Its neighbor, the Campbell House (621 Peaks Street), is a simpler version of Stick Style.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Bowyer House", [Bedford, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-BD11.

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