|Location||2528 Old NC Highway 98, near Wake Forest, North Carolina|
|Area||2.1 acres (0.85 ha)|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||05001030|
|Added to NRHP||September 15, 2005|
Thompson House, also known as the William Thompson House, is a historic plantation house located near Wake Forest, Wake County, North Carolina. It was built about 1853, and is a two-story, three-bay Greek Revival-style frame dwelling. It is sheathed in weatherboard, sits on a fieldstone foundation, and has four brick chimneys, two on each side. Also on the property is a contributing 1 1/2-story barn (c. 1853). The house and barn were moved to its present location in 2004.
Wake Forest is a town in Franklin and Wake counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina; located almost entirely in Wake County, it lies just north of the state capital, Raleigh. The population was 30,117 at the 2010 census, up from 12,588 at the 2000 census. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population to be 34,752 as of July 1, 2013. In 2007, the town was listed by Forbes magazine as the 20th fastest growing suburb in America, with a 73.2 percent increase in population between 2000 and 2006. Wake Forest was the original home of Wake Forest University for 122 years before it moved to Winston-Salem in 1956.
Wake County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of July 1, 2015, the population was 1,024,198, making it North Carolina's second-most populous county. From July 2005 to July 2006, Wake County was the 9th fastest-growing county in the United States, with the town of Cary and the city of Raleigh being the 8th and 15th fastest-growing cities, respectively.
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.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
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.
The North Carolina State Capitol is the former seat of the legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina which housed all of the state's government until 1888. The Supreme Court and State Library moved into a separate building in 1888, and the General Assembly moved into the State Legislative Building in 1963. Today, the governor and their immediate staff occupy offices on the first floor of the Capitol.
Magnolia House, also known as the Johnson-Kinney House, located in Bennettsville, South Carolina, is a fine example of an excellently preserved late antebellum neoclassical, or "bracketed Greek Revival" home in rural South Carolina. Magnolia is a two-story frame house constructed in 1853 by Bennettsville lawyer, William Dalrymple Johnson. Johnson was a signer of the South Carolina Ordinance of Secession.
The Mordecai House, built in 1785, is a registered historical landmark and museum in Raleigh, North Carolina that is the centerpiece of Mordecai Historic Park, adjacent to the Historic Oakwood neighborhood. It is the oldest residence in Raleigh on its original foundation. In addition to the house, the Park includes the birthplace of President Andrew Johnson, the Ellen Mordecai Garden, the Badger-Iredell Law Office, Allen Kitchen and St. Mark's Chapel, a popular site for weddings. It is located in the Mordecai Place Historic District.
Oaky Grove is a historic house located in Shotwell, Wake County, North Carolina, a suburb of Raleigh. Built in 1818 by Thomas Price, Oaky Grove has been home to generations of the Price, Blake, and Doub families. Before the Civil War, the Price plantation consisted of 4,500 acres (1,800 ha) of farm land. Today, the 28-acre (11 ha) property is owned by the Doubs family and contains the two-story Federal style home, a smokehouse, barn, and the family cemetery.
The Cannady–Brogden Farm is a historic home and farm located near Creedmoor, Wake County, North Carolina. Built in 1904, the house is an example of a Queen Anne triple-A-roofed I-shaped building. In addition to the house, other structures on the farm include: corn crib, woodshed, washhouse, covered well, chicken coop, smokehouse, stackhouse, packhouse, machinery shed, mule barn, cow shed, and tobacco barn.
The Hood–Anderson Farm is a historic home and farm and national historic district located at Eagle Rock, Wake County, North Carolina, a suburb of the state capital Raleigh. The main house was built about 1839, and is an example of transitional Federal / Greek Revival style I-house. It is two stories with a low-pitched hip roof and a rear two-story, hipped-roof ell. The front facade features a large, one-story porch, built in 1917, supported by Tuscan order columns. Also on the property are the contributing combined general store and post office (1854), a one-room dwelling, a two-room tenant/slave house, a barn (1912), a smokehouse, and several other outbuildings and sites including a family cemetery.
The Green-Hartsfield House, also known as the Hartsfield House, is a historic home located near Rolesville, Wake County, North Carolina, a satellite town northeast of the state capital Raleigh. Built in 1805, the house is an example of Late Georgian / Early Federal style architecture. It is a two-story, three bay, single pile, frame dwelling sheathed in weatherboard, with a two-story gable-roofed rear ell. A one-story rear shed addition was added in the 1940s. The house was restored between 1985 and 1987. Also on the property is a contributing frame barn.
The Heartsfield–Perry Farm is a historic home and farm located at Rolesville, Wake County, North Carolina, a satellite town of the state capital Raleigh. The original one-room house was built in the 1790s, with a Greek Revival style update made about 1840. It is a two-story house with two-story rear ell and one-story rear shed addition. It features a double-tier Greek-Revival-style—porch and low hipped roof. The interior of the house retains some Federal style design elements. Also on the property are the contributing detached kitchen, smokehouse / woodshed, privy, doctor's office, mule barn, pack house, horse barn, feed barn, two tobacco barns, the family cemetery, and the agricultural landscape.
Joseph B. Stone House, also known as Stone-Fearrington House, is a historic home located near Farrington, Chatham County, North Carolina. It dates to the late-18th or early-19th century, and is a two-story, three bay Georgian / Federal style I house frame dwelling. It has an original one-story rear shed. The building was restored in 1969. Also on the property are the contributing old well which has been covered by a small brick gable roof pumphouse, a large early-20th century barn, and the 18th century John Dupree House, which was moved to its present site from Wake County.
The Needham Whitfield Herring House, also known as Murray House, is a historic plantation house located near Kenansville, Duplin County, North Carolina. It was built in 1853, and is a two-story, three bay, single pile, frame house in the Greek Revival style. It features a handsome double-story pedimented porch. The house was enlarged about 1890 with the addition of two one-story Queen Anne style hipped roof wings. Also on the property are the contributing carriage house, smokehouse, and barn.
Bracebridge Hall is a historic house and national historic district located near Macclesfield, Edgecombe County, North Carolina. The district encompasses eight contributing buildings, two contributing sites, and three contributing structures associated with the Bracebridge Hall plantation complex. The original house was built about 1830-1832, and enlarged about 1835-1840, 1880-1881, and 1885. It is a two-story, five bay, weatherboarded frame dwelling with Greek Revival and Victorian style design elements. It features a one-story Doric order portico. Also on the property are the contributing Metal boiler/basin, Plantation Office, Servants’ House, Tobacco Barn, Troughs, Large Barn, Barn, Overseer's House, Carr Cemetery (1820), and the Agricultural landscape. Buried in the cemetery is North Carolina Governor Elias Carr (1839-1900).
Craig Farmstead is a historic home and farm located near Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina. The William Moore Craig House was built about 1852, and is a one-story, single pile, two-room hewn- and sawn-frame house. The William Newton Craig House was built in 1886, and is a two-story, single pile Italianate style frame dwelling. Also on the property are the contributing privy, meat / well house, frame barn, rectangular log pen barn, and corn crib.
Paschall–Daniel House is a historic tobacco plantation complex and national historic district located at Oxford, Granville County, North Carolina. It was built about 1855, and is a two-story, three bay, "T"-shaped Greek Revival style timber frame dwelling. It has a low hipped roof and two-story rear ell. Also on the property are the contributing milking house, garage, frame barn, milking barn, wood house, chicken house, and a log tobacco barn.
Thomas J. Murray House, also known as Rice Place, is a historic home located near Mars Hill, Madison County, North Carolina. It was built about 1894, and is a two-story, three-bay, single-pile frame I-house. It has a side-gabled roof, is set on a rubble stone-pier foundation, and has a full-width shed roofed front porch. Also on the property are the contributing gable-roofed livestock barn and a large gambrel roofed tobacco barn.
Leak-Chaffin-Browder House is historic home located near Germanton, Stokes County, North Carolina. It was built between about 1853 and 1860, and is a large two-story, Greek Revival style brick dwelling. It has a Colonial Revival style front porch that dates from the early 20th century. Also on the property are the contributing kitchen-slave/servants' house, granary / tobacco pack house, wood shed, privy, shed, barn, and combination corn crib, equipment shed, and meat house.
Calvin Wray Lawrence House is a historic home located near Apex, Wake County, North Carolina. The house was built about 1890, and is a two-story, three-bay, single-pile frame I-house with a central hall plan. It has a triple-A-roof; full-width, hip-roof front porch; and a two-story addition and two-story gabled rear ell. Also on the property are the contributing well house, outhouse, and storage barn.
Jesse Penny House and Outbuildings is a historic home and farm complex located near Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina. The Penny House was built in 1890, and enlarged in 1900. It is a two-story, single pile, frame I-house with a one-story rear addition. It features a hip-roofed wraparound porch. Also on the property are the contributing well house, barn/garage, barn, chicken house, and picket fence.
Wakefield Dairy Complex is a historic commercial building associated with the Royall Mill and located at Wake Forest, Wake County, North Carolina. The complex was built in 1934, and consists of an 8,000 square foot, four-story, dairy barn with silos; a bull barn; and a calf barn. It was built to house John Sprunt Hill's Guernsey dairy herd.
Ward-Applewhite-Thompson House is a historic plantation house located near Stantonsburg, Wilson County, North Carolina. It was built about 1859, and is a boxy two-story, three bay, double pile, Greek Revival style frame dwelling. It has a shallow hipped roof and wrap-around Colonial Revival style porch with Doric order columns added about 1900. Attached to the rear of the house is a gable roofed one-story kitchen connected by a breezeway. Also on the property are a number of contributing outbuildings including two packhouses, stable, and tobacco barns.
Alfred and Martha Jane Thompson House and Williams Barn is a historic home located near New Hope, Wilson County, North Carolina. It was built in approximately 1895, and is a one-story, three bay, frame double-pile dwelling with Greek Revival and Italianate style design elements. It is sheathed in weatherboard and has a brick pier foundation and an engaged front porch. The property also contains a gambrel roofed barn built about 1930.
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