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Belle Meade, Nashville, Davidson County, TN



See 15 maps of this location


B&W Photos

HB1080441
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 View From Northwest.

HB1080442
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 View From Northeast.

HB1080443
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 Wall Detail, From Southwest.

HB1080444
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 Entrance Detail.

HB1080445
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 Main Stairway, Looking Up.

HB1080446
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 Door Detail, From Rear Porch.

HB1080447
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 Two-story Smokehouse, From Northwest (c.1815-20) Later Garden Tool House & Servants' Quarters.

HB1080448
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 Smokehouse, From Southwest (c

HB1080449
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 Barn From Southwest.

HB1080450
Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 Barn, From Northeast.


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Item Title


Location
Nashville+vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-132
Building/structure dates: 1853 initial construction
Significance: Wall construction: Brick. Size and form: Rectangular, with semi-detached kitchen wing. Number stories: Two and one-half. Front porch: Stone, quarried on place. Rear porch: Wood - with iron rosettes. Exterior openings, windows: Sliding double sash. Chimneys: Brick. Trim: Greek - dog-eared. Mantels: A few old ones plain Greek -mostly replaced. Stairways: Excellent, 3-story elliptical, decorated with niches. Plasterwork: Simple plaster cornices. Additions and alterations: Kitchen connection now closed in; porte-cochere added in rear. Outbuildings: 2-story brick privy, women upstairs, installations gone; huge brick smokehouse; large frame horse barns.

Related Names
Harding, Gen. William Giles
Roosevelt, Theodore
Jackson, Andrew
Polk, James K.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 VIEW FROM NORTHWEST.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 VIEW FROM NORTHEAST.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 WALL DETAIL, FROM SOUTHWEST.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 ENTRANCE DETAIL.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 MAIN STAIRWAY, LOOKING UP.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 20, 1940 DOOR DETAIL, FROM REAR PORCH.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 TWO-STORY SMOKEHOUSE, FROM NORTHWEST (C.1815-20) LATER GARDEN TOOL HOUSE & SERVANTS' QUARTERS.
8. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 SMOKEHOUSE, FROM SOUTHWEST (C. 1853).
9. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 BARN FROM SOUTHWEST.
10. Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 BARN, FROM NORTHEAST.


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