Bel Air Armory

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bel Air Armory
BEL AIR ARMORY, HARFORD COUNTY, MD.jpg
Bel Air Armory is located in Maryland
Bel Air Armory
Bel Air Armory is located in the US
Bel Air Armory
Location N. Main St., Bel Air, Maryland
Coordinates 39°32′15″N 76°21′1″W / 39.53750°N 76.35028°W / 39.53750; -76.35028Coordinates: 39°32′15″N 76°21′1″W / 39.53750°N 76.35028°W / 39.53750; -76.35028
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1915 (1915)
Architect Hamme, John B.; Whalen, Lawrence,& Co.
Architectural style Medieval Castle
MPS Maryland National Guard Armories TR
NRHP Reference # 85002667[1]
Added to NRHP September 25, 1985

Bel Air Armory is a historic National Guard armory located at Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland. It was constructed in 1915 of Port Deposit granite. The building consists of the main block, five bays by three, two stories over a raised basement, and the "drill hall" to the rear of the main block. The front elevation is detailed to recall Medieval fortifications and features two projecting hexagonal towers which rise to three stories and are topped by crenelated battlements finished in stone coping.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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. ^ M. Larew (January 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Bel Air Armory" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

External links[edit]