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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

11 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

11 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_6905_22

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Noncontributing

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

This property is located on the north side of Leigh Avenue just west of the intersection with Witherspoon Street. Leigh Avenue is a residential street with a tree-lined sidewalk on each side. A paved drives leads along the west boundary of the property to provide off-street parking.

Description

The property contains a 2-story, 2-bay vernacular house facing south to Leigh Avenue. The building appears to consist of a front end gabled building with a 2-story addition on the front elevation. The house's front end gabled roof features vinyl clad eaves. The frame walls are clad with vinyl siding. Fenestration consists of replacement windows of varying sizes and shapes, spaced slightly asymmetrically. The south (main) elevation has two paired windows on the second floor and a door and tripartite window on the first floor. The front porch has a shed roof with five thin square posts supporting the outer eaves and connected by a replacement railing. The end walls feature various window arrangements on the two floor levels, arranged asymmetrically with some paired or tripartite window units. The house has a concrete foundation.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house was constructed c. 1920. It is not shown on the Sanborn Atlas of 1918. The 1930 atlas does not cover the north side of Leigh Avenue. The house appears on the historic aerial of 1940 and all subsequent aerials.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
South (main) and east elevations.


2015 Photo
South and west elevations.


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