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La Riviere

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1892, William Ingles. 5 Ingles St.

Railroad engineer Ingles designed this imaginative two-and-a-half-story Queen Anne house. The most impressive feature of this stuccoed brick house is a battlemented, semicircular tower that rises as high as the steeply pitched hipped roof. A spacious wraparound porch offers views toward the river and the house incorporates a plant conservatory and an open vestibule with encaustic tile flooring and brownstone detailing. The entrance features a Dutch door hung on elaborate wrought-iron strap hinges, and stained and leaded-glass windows illuminate the tower.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "La Riviere", [Radford, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-MO36.

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, 442-442.

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