You are here

Madie Carroll House (Thomas Carroll House)

-A A +A
Thomas Carroll House
c. 1810. 234 Guyan St.

One of the few frame houses to survive the Civil War burning of Guyandotte, the Carroll House served variously as a church, inn, and home. The oldest section, the three-bay, two-story front portion, framed by brick chimneys, is said to have been floated down the Ohio from Gallipolis (Ohio) in 1810 and rebuilt here. A twostory wing to the rear is covered by an extension of the main roof, and behind that is a one-story brick kitchen. The house now faces directly onto the Guyandotte River floodwall, where a mural of a riverscape has been painted to soften the effect of solid masonry. The Preservation Society of Guyandotte is engaged in a long-term restoration of the house.

Writing Credits

Author: 
S. Allen Chambers Jr.
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Madie Carroll House (Thomas Carroll House)", [Huntington, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-HU43.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,