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High Gate Carriage House

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1909–1910, Horace Trumbauer. 1991, Paul D. Marshall and Associates. Adjacent to High Gate (east corner of the intersection of Walnut Ave. and 9th St.)
  • High Gate Carriage House

Employing the same materials and basic design as the mansion, this large, H-shaped combination carriage house and servants' quarters is typical of service buildings attached to houses of High Gate's magnitude. It was used as a nursing home for a number of years and was threatened with demolition in 1988. When it became known that a fast-food franchise planned to occupy its site, interest in its preservation galvanized. The Friends of High Gate, Inc., now own the building and use it for exhibitions and receptions.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "High Gate Carriage House", [Fairmont, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-MA12.1.

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