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Patterson House

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c. 1895. 239 5th St.

This two-story frame house is typical of Queen Anne pattern-book houses in its asymmetry and picturesque silhouette. It has a rounded corner porch set beside a clipped-gable-roofed front bay, shingled gables, a miniature balcony pushed through the steep hipped roof, and exterior matchboard wainscoting. The Hoenshall House (see RH33) in Rockingham County is its twin.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Patterson House", [Chase City, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-MC21.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 342-342.

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