William Miles Tiernan House

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William Miles Tiernan House
William Miles Tiernan House.jpg
The Tiernan House in 2010.
William Miles Tiernan House is located in West Virginia
William Miles Tiernan House
William Miles Tiernan House is located in the United States
William Miles Tiernan House
Location5 Kenwood Pl., Wheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates40°4′44″N 80°41′10″W / 40.07889°N 80.68611°W / 40.07889; -80.68611Coordinates: 40°4′44″N 80°41′10″W / 40.07889°N 80.68611°W / 40.07889; -80.68611
Area0.9 acres (0.36 ha)
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Georgian Revival
NRHP reference #93000223[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 25, 1993

The William Miles Tiernan House, also known as the Tiernan-Riley House, is a historic home located at Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. It was built in 1900–01, and is a ​2 12-story, L-shaped, Georgian Revival-style brick dwelling. It features two-story Ionic order pilasters that flank the one-story entrance portico. The house was built for William M. Tiernan, who was vice-president of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. It is located in the Woodsdale-Edgewood Neighborhood Historic District.[1]


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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Katherine M. Jourdan and Arch and Mary Riley (October 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: William Miles Tiernan House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.