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Rock House

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Early 19th century; 2008 rear addition. Bear Creek Rd., 0.6 miles south of Pigeon Run Rd., 4 miles east of Gladys

This elegant raised cottage, five bays long with a single-pile, center-passage plan, has slender Federal windows, three dormers, interior chimneys, and an elaborate punch-and-dentil and cable cornice with mutules. All in all, it is a house delicate both in shape and detailing but constructed with very roughly coursed fieldstone, an unusual building material in the area, as indicated by the name of the house.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Rock House", [Gladys, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-CP7.

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