Taylor-Whittle House

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Taylor-Whittle House
Taylor-Whittle House, September 2013
Taylor-Whittle House is located in Virginia
Taylor-Whittle House
Location 225 W. Freemason St., Norfolk, Virginia
Coordinates 36°51′5″N 76°17′33″W / 36.85139°N 76.29250°W / 36.85139; -76.29250Coordinates: 36°51′5″N 76°17′33″W / 36.85139°N 76.29250°W / 36.85139; -76.29250
Area 9.9 acres (4.0 ha)
Built c. 1791 (1791)
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 71001059[1]
VLR # 122-0021
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 22, 1971
Designated VLR November 3, 1970[2]

Taylor-Whittle House is a historic home located at Norfolk, Virginia. It was built about 1791, and is a two-story, three-bay, 40 feet square, Federal style brick townhouse. The house has a pedimented gable roof, and a small pedimented roof supported on Doric order columns over the porch. It has a brick and frame rear kitchen ell. There is a two-level Italianate style porch added to the garden side.[3] The Norfolk Historic Foundation took possession of the house in 1972, and house has served as the offices of the Norfolk Historical Society and the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach until 2011.[4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (October 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Taylor-Whittle House". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ Norfolk Historical Society: Taylor-Whittle House history