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Jones-Miller House (Gideon Jones House)

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Gideon Jones House
1870s. 106 Chester St.

Built for a local merchant, this is Front Royal's finest example of Italianate. The large two-story brick house is encircled by a heavy bracketed wooden cornice above small rectangular attic frieze windows. A three-bay front porch with chamfered wooden columns extends across the front, shading floor-to-ceiling double-sash windows and a segmental-arched central entrance. Segmental-arched windows with louvered shutters are on the second story and a one-story bay window with a bracketed cornice projects from the north side elevation. Now accommodating offices, the building nevertheless retains much of its original interior and exterior character.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Jones-Miller House (Gideon Jones House)", [Front Royal, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-WR9.

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, 65-65.

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