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Gloucester Women's Club, U.S. Route 17 & State Route 14, Gloucester, Gloucester County, VA



B&W Photos

HB1154506
General View Looking Northwest

HB1154507
South Side

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Corner View, South And East Sides

HB1154509
East Side

HB1154510
East And North Sides

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North Side

HB1154512
North And West Sides

HB1154513
Detail View Under Porch, South Side

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Entry/stairhall With Door Open, First Floor, Looking East

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Entry/stairhall With Door Closed, First Floor, Looking East

HB1154516
Looking From Second Floor Stairhall Located At Southwest Corner Of House To Stairhall At Northwest Corner

HB1154517
First Floor Meeting Room, Looking East To Fireplace And To Doors Leading To Pantry

HB1154518
First Floor Meeting Room, Looking West To Doors To Entry Hall

HB1154519
Southeast Corner Stairhall, Second Floor, Looking East

HB1154520
Meeting Room ('tap' Room), Second Floor, Fireplace And Door To Ladies Lounge Can Be Seen On East Wall

HB1154521
Meeting Room, Second Floor, Looking To Southwest Corner

HB1154522
Window Detail, Second Floor Meeting Room

HB1154523
Looking South In Ladies Lounge, Located Off Of Second Floor Meeting Room

HB1154524
Looking Down Stairwell To First Floor From Attic Level

HB1154525
Stair Detail From Attic Level

HB1154526
Children's Bedroom In Attic, Looking East

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Children's Bedroom In Attic, Looking West

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General View Looking North Showing South Side Of House

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Item Title


Location
U.S. Route 17 & State Route 14, Gloucester, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-512
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-309).
Significance: The original 18th-century core of the building is a 1-room, side passage structure that was altered and enlarged during the 19th and 20th centuries. This form is one of the basic plan types of 18th century Tidewater vernacular structures. Sited at the junction of 2 early roads, the picturesque structure with its verdant setting is an important local landmark. Significant original interior details include the closed-strung stair, wide-muntin sashes and cornices. Documented regional tradition relates that the Women's Club was initially operated as an ordinary...

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
2. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. SOUTH SIDE
4. CORNER VIEW, SOUTH AND EAST SIDES
5. EAST SIDE
6. EAST AND NORTH SIDES
7. NORTH SIDE
8. NORTH AND WEST SIDES
9. DETAIL VIEW UNDER PORCH, SOUTH SIDE
10. ENTRY/STAIRHALL WITH DOOR OPEN, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING EAST
11. ENTRY/STAIRHALL WITH DOOR CLOSED, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING EAST
12. LOOKING FROM SECOND FLOOR STAIRHALL LOCATED AT SOUTHWEST CORNER OF HOUSE TO STAIRHALL AT NORTHWEST CORNER
13. FIRST FLOOR MEETING ROOM, LOOKING EAST TO FIREPLACE AND TO DOORS LEADING TO PANTRY
14. FIRST FLOOR MEETING ROOM, LOOKING WEST TO DOORS TO ENTRY HALL
15. SOUTHEAST CORNER STAIRHALL, SECOND FLOOR, LOOKING EAST
16. MEETING ROOM ('TAP' ROOM), SECOND FLOOR, FIREPLACE AND DOOR TO LADIES LOUNGE CAN BE SEEN ON EAST WALL
17. MEETING ROOM, SECOND FLOOR, LOOKING TO SOUTHWEST CORNER
18. WINDOW DETAIL, SECOND FLOOR MEETING ROOM
19. LOOKING SOUTH IN LADIES LOUNGE, LOCATED OFF OF SECOND FLOOR MEETING ROOM
20. LOOKING DOWN STAIRWELL TO FIRST FLOOR FROM ATTIC LEVEL
21. STAIR DETAIL FROM ATTIC LEVEL
22. CHILDREN'S BEDROOM IN ATTIC, LOOKING EAST
23. CHILDREN'S BEDROOM IN ATTIC, LOOKING WEST
24. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING NORTH SHOWING SOUTH SIDE OF HOUSE


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