Church Hill North

George Mason School

Aug 20, 2019

Our original [email protected] website post, dated August 20, 2019, has been updated with additional information, research, findings, and photographs. Background Thanks to some super sleuths, it was noted that the…

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523 N. 28th Street

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1895 Architectural Style: Vernacular Italianate District: Church Hill North  The main cornice of number 523 is a pleasant once with nicely detailed ornamental brackets between its flat panels. Above…

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Susannah Walker House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1860 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Church Hill North  The 500 block has an impressive row of similar houses. They are among the last Greek Revival houses built on Church…

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Joseph Watts House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1855 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Church Hill North  It is interesting that the house was built in a style usually found much earlier. It has fastidios stretcher brickwork. It…

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Nelson Turnley House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1853 Architectural Style: Greek Revival with Victorian additions District: Church Hill North  Mr. Turnley was a custodian at the Medical College, and later a tobacconist and land developer. The house…

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Billups Houses

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: c. 1884 Architectural Style: Queen Anne District: Church Hill North Both houses, 601 and 603, are presumed to have been built soon after 1884, when one of them was constructed…

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Hiram Oliver Double House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1860 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Church Hill North Hiram Oliver was a large-scale builder in the district. During the antebellum period, speculative building became the norm. Oliver was manager…

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James Parkinson House

Sep 18, 2014

James Parkinson House, c. 1818 Architectural Style: Federal District: Church Hill North Parkinson was a clerk at Rocketts, the port of Richmond. The present porch is a Victorian alteration. Flemish-bond brick…

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Francis V. Sutton House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: c. 1858 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Church Hill North The small front porch on this house is one of the earliest example of the Renaissance Revival style in Richmond.…

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Reuben Ford House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1855 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Church Hill North The house is named after the first pastor of the Leigh Street Baptist Church. This is a typical Greek Revival house…

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418, 420 N. 27th Street

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1896 Architectural Style: Vernacular District: Church Hill North  The quadruple house at 414-420 has retained much of its original porch with the cornice, turned posts, and varied brackets typical…

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Wills Store

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: c. 1813 Architectural Style: Federal District: Church Hill North Between 1813 and 1815, Charles Wills, captain of the local Camp Holly Militia, built a unique, two-story brick store at…

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Wills House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1812 Architectural Style: Federal District: Church Hill North The largest existing frame house in the district was the home of a wealthy and prominent merchant, Captain Charles Wills. It…

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Payne House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: c. 1880 Architectural Style: Victorian District: Church Hill North The cornice is beautifully detailed and its white paint allows the details to be seen very easily in the natural…

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C. L. Denoon Double House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1889 Architectural Style: Vernacular Italianate District: Church Hill North This house is somewhat similar to other double houses in Richmond; however, its use of double windows on both floors…

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2708-2710 E. Leigh Street

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1888-1890 Architectural Style: Queen Anne District: Church Hill North Built by the Billups family as rental property.  It has a floor plan that includes corner porches with details…

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Frederick Elliott House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1847 Architectural Style: Italianate District: Church Hill North The house was built in 1847 with additional improvements in 1874 by Elliot. It is an elegant frame, Italianate townhouse with…

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Andrew Gentry Double House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1847 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Church Hill North   The double house at number 2605-2607, built by Andrew Gentry, is a rare example of all stretched-bond construction. A…

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2703 E. Clay Street

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1880 Architectural Style: Italianate District: Church Hill North The double house at 2703 has an original cornice with panels, ornamental brackets, and dentils. Both houses have transoms over…

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