Inkwell (Lake Landing, North Carolina)
|Nearest city||E of Lake Landing on U.S. 264, Lake Landing Township, near Engelhard, North Carolina|
|Area||1.4 acres (0.57 ha)|
|Architectural style||Octagon Mode|
|NRHP Reference #||78001960|
|Added to NRHP||September 1, 1978|
The Inkwell, also known as The Octagon House, is an historic octagonal house located on U.S. 264 east of Lake Landing on Lake Mattamuskeet near Engelhard, Hyde County, North Carolina. It was built about 1855 by Dr. William T. Sparrow. It is an eight-sided, two-story, frame dwelling. It sits on a brick pier foundation, weatherboard siding, and has a low-pitched tent like roof. The house features a central octagonal chimney of stuccoed brick.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Michael T. Southern and Jim Sumner (n.d.). "The Inkwell" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.
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