Moorefields, State Route 1135, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC
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State Route 1135, Hillsborough, NC
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS NC-271
Building/structure dates: 1785 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1949 subsequent work
Significance: Moorefields was built in 1785 by U. S. Supreme Court Justice Alfred Moor and the Moores and Waddells have owned it for all except 37 years of its 178 year life...Moorefields is a notable small rural manor house...One [window] in the north wall of the Great Hall, bears Justice Alfred Moore's signature, "A. Moore" cut with a diamond....A family cemetery at Moorefields contains graves of various members of the Moore, Nash, and Waddell families.
Draper-Savage, Edward T.
Moore, Judge. Alfred
Clay, Mrs. Henry
Benton, Thomas Hart
Moore, Sarah Louisa
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. EXTERIOR, SOUTHWEST FRONT
2. EXTERIOR, NORTHEAST REAR
3. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, STAIRCASE AND HALL
4. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, CENTER HALL, EAST WALL SHOWING FIREPLACE AND MANTEL
5. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, CENTER ROOM, EAST WALL, DETAIL OF MANTEL
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