Thomas Scott House
|Location||About 450 yards (410 m) north of LA 5 and about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of Gloster|
|Nearest city||Gloster, Louisiana|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Built by||Thomas Scott|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||86003131|
|Added to NRHP||November 6, 1986|
Thomas Scott House is a Greek Revival plantation house located north of Louisiana Highway 5, about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of Gloster in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States. It revived the style of ancient Greek architecture, in particular the Greek temple, with varying degrees of thoroughness and consistency. A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the last phase in the development of Neoclassical architecture, which had for long mainly drawn from Roman architecture. The term was first used by Charles Robert Cockerell in a lecture he gave as Professor of Architecture to the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 1842.
Louisiana Highway 5 (LA 5) is a state highway located in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana. It runs 28.36 miles (45.64 km) in a general southwest to northeast direction from U.S. Highway 84 (US 84) in Logansport to LA 175 in Kingston.
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Built in 1858, the mansion has a pedimented two-story entrance portico with Doric posts and pilasters. At the time of its NRHP nomination it was in somewhat deteriorated condition.
A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or enclosed by walls. This idea was widely used in ancient Greece and has influenced many cultures, including most Western cultures.
The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek and later Roman architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian. The Doric is most easily recognized by the simple circular capitals at the top of columns. Originating in the western Dorian region of Greece, it is the earliest and in its essence the simplest of the orders, though still with complex details in the entablature above.
The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 6, 1986.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred in preserving the property.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
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