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Creswell-Rozzle Ranch, House, Voss, Coleman County, TX



B&W Photos

HB1112161
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, North Front

HB1112162
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, Southwest Corner

HB1112163
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, Southeast Corner

HB1112164
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, East Side

HB1112165
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, North Front, Partial View

HB1112166
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, Date On North Front 'sept

HB1112167
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, Interior, First Floor, West Room

HB1112168
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, Interior, Stairs

HB1112169
Creswell-rozzle Ranch, House, Interior, Second Floor, West Rom


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Item Title


Location
House, Voss vicinity, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3352-A
Significance: The house, constructed in 2 phases in 1880 and 1893 is a 1 1/2 story L-shaped stone structure constructed at the neck of Creswell's Bend on the Colorado River for Ambrose Creswell, one of Coleman County's earliest settlers. Craftsmanship is extraordinary; the stone was quarried on the site, and there is a surviving lime kiln in the vicinity. It has associations with Jonathan Cook, a Texas stonemason of the period. This structure, a number of outbuildings, and fragments of stone corrals are remarkably intact...

Subjects
Ranch Houses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, NORTH FRONT
2. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, SOUTHWEST CORNER
3. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, SOUTHEAST CORNER
4. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, EAST SIDE
5. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, NORTH FRONT, PARTIAL VIEW
6. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, DATE ON NORTH FRONT 'SEPT. 16, 1983'
7. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST ROOM
8. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, INTERIOR, STAIRS
9. CRESWELL-ROZZLE RANCH, HOUSE, INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, WEST ROM


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