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Belle Meade, Nashville, Davidson County, TN

Belle Meade, Nashville, Davidson County, TN

 
 
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Significance: Wall construction: Brick. Size and form: Rectangular, with semi-detached kitchen wing. Number stories: Two and one-half. Front porch: Stone, quarried on place. Rear porch: Wood - with iron rosettes. Exterior openings, windows: Sliding double sash. Chimneys: Brick. Trim: Greek - dog-eared. Mantels: A few old ones plain Greek -mostly replaced. Stairways: Excellent, 3-story elliptical, decorated with niches. Plasterwork: Simple plaster cornices. Additions and alterations: Kitchen connection now closed in; porte-cochere added in rear. Outbuildings: 2-story brick privy, women upstairs, installations gone; huge brick smokehouse; large frame horse barns.
Survey number: HABS TN-132
Building/structure dates: 1853 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Harding, William Giles
Roosevelt, Theodore
Jackson, Andrew
Polk, James K
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Nashville (Tenn.)36.10128, -86.85696
Google Map of 36.101282, -86.85695779999999
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