Espy Watts Brawley House

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Espy Watts Brawley House
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A view of the Brawley House from N.C. Highway 115
Espy Watts Brawley House is located in North Carolina
Espy Watts Brawley House
Espy Watts Brawley House is located in the US
Espy Watts Brawley House
Location 601 William St., Mooresville, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°35′55″N 80°48′29″W / 35.59861°N 80.80806°W / 35.59861; -80.80806Coordinates: 35°35′55″N 80°48′29″W / 35.59861°N 80.80806°W / 35.59861; -80.80806
Built 1904
Architectural style Colonial Revival; Queen Anne style
MPS Iredell County MRA
NRHP Reference # 80002859[1]
Added to NRHP November 24, 1980

The Espy Watts Brawley House, also known as the Brawley House,[2] is a historic home located at Mooresville, Iredell County, North Carolina. It was built in 1904, and is a large 2 1/2-story, transitional Queen Anne / Colonial Revival style frame dwelling. It has a two-story side wing with a two-story, three-sided bay; truncated slate hipped roof; and one-story wraparound porch with porte-cochère. Also on the property are two contributing outbuildings.[3]

It is currently used as a venue for weddings and other events.[2] The house's namesake, Espy Watts Brawley, was a prominent local cotton farmer, cottonseed oil manufacturer, and banker.[4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (July 9, 2010). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "About: The Brawley House". Retrieved 17 June 2013.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ Laura A. W. Phillips (February 1980). "Espy Watts Brawley House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  4. ^ Bishir, Catherine W.; Southern, Michael T. (2003). "Iredell County". A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina. The Richard Hampton Jenrette Series in Architectural and Decorative Arts. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. p. 452. ISBN 0-8078-5444-1.