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Sherwood Forest, State Route 5, Charles City, Charles City County, VA



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B&W Photos

HB1148950
Central Block And Wings, North Front

HB1148951
Central Block And Wings, South Rear

HB1148952
Central Block, Western Wing, And Western Hyphen (ball Room) From The Northwest

HB1148953
Western Dependency (law Office)

HB1148954
Eastern Hyphen And Dependency (kitchen), From The Northeast

HB1148955
Eastern Dependency (kitchen)

HB1148956
Detail, Central Block, South Rear, Brickwork

HB1148957
Interior, Central Block, First Floor, Entrance Hall, Looking Northeast

HB1148958
Interior, Central Block, First Floor, Entrance Hall, Looking Southwest

HB1148959
Interior, Central Block, First Floor, West Room

HB1148960
Interior, Central Block, First Floor, East Room

HB1148961
Interior, Central Block, Second Floor, Hall, Staircase To Attic Story

HB1148962
Interior, Central Block, Second Story, West Room, Looking Northeast Into Hall

HB1148963
Interior, Central Block, Second Story, West Room, Looking West

HB1148964
Interior, Central Block, Second Story, East Room, Looking East

HB1148965
Interior, Western Wing, First Floor, Showing Fireplace

HB1148966
Interior, Eastern Wing, First Floor, Showing Small Staircase

HB1148967
Interior, Western Hyphen (ball Room)

HB1148968
Interior, Western Dependency (law Office), Room With Tripartite Mantel And Built-in Cupboard

HB1148969
Interior, Western Dependency (law Office), Same Room As Above, Showing Staircase

HB1148970
Interior, Western Dependency (law Office), Another Room, Showing Fireplace Without Mantel

HB1148971
Interior, Western Dependency Law Office), Same Room As Above, Showing Staircase

HB1148972
Interior, Eastern Hyphen, Hall

HB1148973
Interior, Eastern Hyphen, A Room, Showing Log Construction

HB1148974
Interior, Eastern Hyphen, A Second Room, Also Showing View Into Hall

HB1148975
Interior, Eastern Hyphen, A Third Room, Showing Wall Shelving

HB1148976
Interior, Eastern Dependency (kitchen), Showing Fireplace

HB1148977
Interior, Head Of A Small Staircase (exact Location Unknown)

HB1148978

HB1148979


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Item Title


Location
State Route 5 vicinity, Charles City vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-722
Significance: Home of President John Tyler for the last 20 years of his life. Architecturally, the house is particularly interesting as one of the longest frame dwellings in America.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
3. CENTRAL BLOCK AND WINGS, NORTH FRONT
4. CENTRAL BLOCK AND WINGS, SOUTH REAR
5. CENTRAL BLOCK, WESTERN WING, AND WESTERN HYPHEN (BALL ROOM) FROM THE NORTHWEST
6. WESTERN DEPENDENCY (LAW OFFICE)
7. EASTERN HYPHEN AND DEPENDENCY (KITCHEN), FROM THE NORTHEAST
8. EASTERN DEPENDENCY (KITCHEN)
9. DETAIL, CENTRAL BLOCK, SOUTH REAR, BRICKWORK
10. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, FIRST FLOOR, ENTRANCE HALL, LOOKING NORTHEAST
11. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, FIRST FLOOR, ENTRANCE HALL, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
12. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, FIRST FLOOR, WEST ROOM
13. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, FIRST FLOOR, EAST ROOM
14. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, SECOND FLOOR, HALL, STAIRCASE TO ATTIC STORY
15. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, SECOND STORY, WEST ROOM, LOOKING NORTHEAST INTO HALL
16. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, SECOND STORY, WEST ROOM, LOOKING WEST
17. INTERIOR, CENTRAL BLOCK, SECOND STORY, EAST ROOM, LOOKING EAST
18. INTERIOR, WESTERN WING, FIRST FLOOR, SHOWING FIREPLACE
19. INTERIOR, EASTERN WING, FIRST FLOOR, SHOWING SMALL STAIRCASE
20. INTERIOR, WESTERN HYPHEN (BALL ROOM)
21. INTERIOR, WESTERN DEPENDENCY (LAW OFFICE), ROOM WITH TRIPARTITE MANTEL AND BUILT-IN CUPBOARD
22. INTERIOR, WESTERN DEPENDENCY (LAW OFFICE), SAME ROOM AS ABOVE, SHOWING STAIRCASE
23. INTERIOR, WESTERN DEPENDENCY (LAW OFFICE), ANOTHER ROOM, SHOWING FIREPLACE WITHOUT MANTEL
24. INTERIOR, WESTERN DEPENDENCY LAW OFFICE), SAME ROOM AS ABOVE, SHOWING STAIRCASE
25. INTERIOR, EASTERN HYPHEN, HALL
26. INTERIOR, EASTERN HYPHEN, A ROOM, SHOWING LOG CONSTRUCTION
27. INTERIOR, EASTERN HYPHEN, A SECOND ROOM, ALSO SHOWING VIEW INTO HALL
28. INTERIOR, EASTERN HYPHEN, A THIRD ROOM, SHOWING WALL SHELVING
29. INTERIOR, EASTERN DEPENDENCY (KITCHEN), SHOWING FIREPLACE
30. INTERIOR, HEAD OF A SMALL STAIRCASE (EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN)


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