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042-0031 Spring Green

Spring Green
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VLR Listing Date 09/12/2001

NRHP Listing Date 12/31/2002

NPS property number 02000316

Spring Green has an earlier core that was included in Samuel Earnest’s center-hall-plan house of about 1800. This typical country Federal house contains a remarkable amount of original woodwork as well as three brick chimneys, two of which are joined by a pent closet. The gable roof has three dormers on the back and two on the front. Interior features include mantels with fluted pilasters and other ornament, odd shallow cubbyholes in the hall, and a simple winding stair. The names of the Bayliss children who lived in the house from 1866 to 1897 are carved in the plaster of the second floor. A venerable smokehouse survives with a vertically sheathed door with strap hinges and a wrought-iron hasp.


Abbreviations:
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated April 4, 2018