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Hexagon House is a historic home in Winchester, Virginia built between 1871 and 1873 and is a two-story, hexagon floor-plan, brick dwelling, with semi-hexagonal ground-floor projections and an ornate three-bay veranda-style porch on the principal façade It has a central chimney and is topped by dark red, low-pitched roofs extending to substantial white cornicing[3]

Completed in 1873 by architect Brice Leatherman for James W Burgess in a style designed to open up interior space and let in more natural light Even rarer than octagon houses built on similar principles[4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987[1]

See also

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Winchester, Virginia

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System" National Register of Historic Places National Park Service July 9, 2010mw-parser-output citecitationmw-parser-output citation qmw-parser-output id-lock-free a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-free amw-parser-output id-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output id-lock-registration a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-registration amw-parser-output id-lock-subscription a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-subscription amw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registrationmw-parser-output cs1-subscription span,mw-parser-output cs1-registration spanmw-parser-output cs1-ws-icon amw-parser-output codecs1-codemw-parser-output cs1-hidden-errormw-parser-output cs1-visible-errormw-parser-output cs1-maintmw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registration,mw-parser-output cs1-formatmw-parser-output cs1-kern-left,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-leftmw-parser-output cs1-kern-right,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-right
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register" Virginia Department of Historic Resources Retrieved 19 March 2013
  3. ^ Richard C Cote and Division of Historic Landmarks Staff 1987 "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hexagon House" PDF Virginia Department of Historic Resources and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ "The Hexagon House: 530 Amherst Street" Preservation of Historic Winchester, Inc Archived from the original on 29 August 2013 Retrieved 20 May 2012

External links

  • Media related to Hexagon House at Wikimedia Commons


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