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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

18 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

18 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_6907_13

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Mid block property on the south side of Leigh Avenue with a lot that slopes up from the street. There is a railroad tie retaining wall about two feet tall at the sidewalk and a gravel drive on the west (right) side of the house.

Description

Two story vinyl clad three bay residence on a raised foundation. The main roof gable faces the street. The three two over two windows are aligned with the same type below and the entrance door on the right of the raised three bay flat roof porch. There are simple square spindle railings between the wood Tuscan columns. There is a small square window in the gable end and two chimneys, one at the midpoint of the ridge, and one on the rear gable end. There is one window at each level towards the rear of the west elevation, and five on the east, including a paired second floor window in the center.


HISTORY

Built

1905

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house was constructed c. 1905. It appears on the Sanborn atlas of 1906 and all later atlases, built just after the road was laid out.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
Main (north) elevation.


2015 Photo
North and east elevations.


2015 Photo
North and west elevations.


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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