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Chatham Knitting Mills

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c. 1920. 119 S. Main St.

The only remaining industrial building in Chatham is this two-and-a-half-story red brick factory. Shallow brick pilasters frame the four bays of the plain gable front, which incorporates a wide loading door. Rectangular windows are set in segmental-arched openings and have wooden sills.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Chatham Knitting Mills", [Chatham, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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, 363-363.

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