Ayden Historic District

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Ayden Historic District
Ayden Historic District is located in North Carolina
Ayden Historic District
Ayden Historic District is located in the US
Ayden Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Verna St., Peachtree St., E. College St. and Planters St., Ayden, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°28′09″N 77°25′13″W / 35.46917°N 77.42028°W / 35.46917; -77.42028Coordinates: 35°28′09″N 77°25′13″W / 35.46917°N 77.42028°W / 35.46917; -77.42028
Area 146 acres (59 ha)
Built 1890
Architect Benton & Benton Associates; Wilburn, Leila Ross
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 94001026[1]
Added to NRHP August 26, 1994

The Ayden Historic District is a national historic district located at Ayden, Pitt County, North Carolina. The 146-acre (59 ha) district encompasses 319 contributing buildings and six contributing structures in the town of Ayden. It includes buildings dated from the late-19th to mid-20th century and notable examples of Bungalow / American Craftsman, Colonial Revival, and Queen Anne architecture. Notable buildings include the original Ayden Town Hall (1915), Turnage Brothers Building (c. 1914), Moore House (c. 1890), John Stanley Hart House (c. 1893), Thelbert Worthington House (1930) designed by Leila Ross Wilburn, Ayden Baptist Church (1941), the Lloyd and Lillian Turnage House (1923) and Ayden Methodist Church (1926) designed by Benton & Benton Associates, Zion Chapel Free Will Baptist Church (1924), and Mount Olive Baptist Church (c. 1915).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Richard L. Mattson and Frances P. Alexander (March 1994). "Ayden Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.