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Seven Hearths, 157 East King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

Seven Hearths, 157 East King Street, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC

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Summary

Significance: The central block of the hosue is an excellent example of early "Piedmont" architecture. All indications are that the basement room (under the central block) was used once, maybe twice, as a tavern in the history of house; and this is still in fine condition heavy beams and great, arched fireplace. The west wing, built perhaps in the 1820s, is in itself exceptionally attractive. All of the early owners of the house have been significant figures in local history William Reed, Barnaby Cabe, Willam Courtney, Thomas D. Watts. etc
Survey number: HABS NC-223
Building/structure dates: before 1800 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after 1820 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after 1877 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Murphy, Robert
Reed, William
Cabe, Barnaby
Courtney, William
Watts, Thomas D
Person, Thomas
Parker, Africa
North Carolina State University, sponsor
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Silverman, Eleni, historian
Newsom, J L, delineator
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Location

Hillsborough36.07579, -79.09672
Google Map of 36.075794, -79.096724
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