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Belair, Stables, Belair Drive at East end of Tulip Grove Drive, Bowie, Prince George's County, MD



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Item Title


Location
Belair Drive at East end of Tulip Grove Drive, Bowie, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-87-A
Building/structure dates: 1907 initial construction
Significance: This U-shaped, sandstone stable was built in 1907 for James T. Woodward, then owner of Belair Mansion (ca. 1745). The elaborate stable building reflects Belair's long and distinguished association with thoroughbred horse racing and breeding.

Subjects
Municipal Government
Stables
U-plan Buildings


Related Names
Woodward, James T.
Levitt & Sons
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
3. WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
4. VIEW THROUGH CENTER ARCH LOOKING SOUTHEAST INTO THE EXERCISE YARD
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM EXERCISE YARD OF EAST (REAR) AND NORTH WING LOOKING NORTHWEST (NOTE: AREA TO LEFT OF CENTER ARCH IS THE CARETAKER'S DWELLING, AND TO THE RIGHT, THE CARRIAGE HOUSE)
6. VIEW FROM EXERCISE YARD OF SOUTH (INTERIOR) ELEVATION OF NORTH WING
7. INTERIOR VIEW FROM WINDOW OF NORTH WING OF STABLES LOOKING SOUTHEAST TOWARDS CENTER ARCH
8. INTERIOR VIEW OF NORTH WING OF STABLES, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING STALLS
9. INTERIOR VIEW OF NORTH WING OF STABLES, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST, DETAIL OF STALLS
10. INTERIOR VIEW OF SOUTH WING OF STABLES, LOOKING WEST-SOUTHWEST, SHOWING STALLS


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