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Greenlawn, Main House, Route 896 (North Broad Street), 0.6 mile north of , Middletown, New Castle County, DE



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B&W Photos

HB320340
View East Showing West (front) Elevation

HB320341
View North Showing South Elevation

HB320342
View Northwest Showing South And East Elevations With Conservatory In Ell

HB320343
View West Showing East (rear) Elevation

HB320344
View Southwest Showing East (rear) Elevation Over Frame Shed

HB320345
View Southeast Showing North Elevation

HB320346
View Southeast Across West (front) Elevation

HB320347
View Southeast, Detail Of West (front) Gable Showing Widow's Walk, Balcony And Brackets

HB320348
View South, Detail Showing West (front) Porch Brackets

HB320349
Detail Of Pull Knob For Doorbell On West (front) Entry Looking East


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Item Title


Location
0.6 mile north of, Middletown vicinity, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DE-215-A
Building/structure dates: 1810 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1830 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1860 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1884 subsequent work
Significance: Built ca. 1810 by Outten Davis, a merchant and farmer, Greenlawn was repeatedly modernized by later 19th-century owners including William and George Brady who translated the Georgian facade into a Gothic design and planted the grounds in the picturesque style.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Davis, Outten
Brady, William
Brady, George


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW EAST SHOWING WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. VIEW NORTH SHOWING SOUTH ELEVATION
3. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS WITH CONSERVATORY IN ELL
4. VIEW WEST SHOWING EAST (REAR) ELEVATION
5. VIEW SOUTHWEST SHOWING EAST (REAR) ELEVATION OVER FRAME SHED
6. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING NORTH ELEVATION
7. VIEW SOUTHEAST ACROSS WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
8. VIEW SOUTHEAST, DETAIL OF WEST (FRONT) GABLE SHOWING WIDOW'S WALK, BALCONY AND BRACKETS
9. VIEW SOUTH, DETAIL SHOWING WEST (FRONT) PORCH BRACKETS
10. DETAIL OF PULL KNOB FOR DOORBELL ON WEST (FRONT) ENTRY LOOKING EAST


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