Beeches (Frankfort, Kentucky)

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Beeches
Beeches (Frankfort, Kentucky) is located in Kentucky
Beeches (Frankfort, Kentucky)
Beeches (Frankfort, Kentucky) is located in the US
Beeches (Frankfort, Kentucky)
Location Off U.S. 421, Frankfort, Kentucky
Coordinates 38°12′46″N 84°52′1″W / 38.21278°N 84.86694°W / 38.21278; -84.86694Coordinates: 38°12′46″N 84°52′1″W / 38.21278°N 84.86694°W / 38.21278; -84.86694
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built c.1800, 1818
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference # 79000985[1]
Added to NRHP February 9, 1979

Beeches is a brick house in Frankfort, Kentucky whose main block was built in 1818. In 1979, when it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it was in a great lawn in a park-like setting, in contrast to 20th century encroachments on all sides.[2]

It was deemed notable as an outstanding Federal-style structure and as one of just two surviving nineteenth-century buildings along the Leestown Pike in Franklin County, Kentucky. The other building, Glen Willis, one-fourth mile to the southwest, was already listed on the National Register.[2]

It has a one-and-a-half-story section that was a c.1800 brick house, and a two-and-a-half-story main block, also in brick. It has later brick and frame additions to the rear and east side.[2]

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