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Hampshire Cottage

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c. 1892. Southeast side of Hampshire County 16, northwest of Springhouse, across Capon Run from the lawn

One of the resort's most distinctive buildings, this two-story frame structure is topped with a hipped roof that extends to cover a two-tiered front porch. A large octagonal cupola with louvered faces, capped with a polygonal roof, serves as an effective attic ventilator. The building appears older than it actually is, although the decoratively sawn balusters on the porches hint at its Gay Nineties vintage.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Hampshire Cottage", [Wardensville, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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