2101 CHAPEL HILL ROAD-THE JOHNNY RIGSBEE HOUSE

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2101 CHAPEL HILL ROAD-THE JOHNNY RIGSBEE HOUSE

2101
,
Durham
NC
Cross street: 
Built in
1917
Architectural style: 
Construction type: 
National Register: 
Neighborhood: 
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The Johnny Rigsbee House's features include an intact pyramidal cottage with 2 interior chimneys, weatherboards and a hipped wraparound porch with boxed classical posts and a simple wood railing. It currently houses a healing arts clinic. 

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  • Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:01pm by Karen

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United States
35° 59' 9.798" N, 78° 55' 42.3876" W
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2101
,
Durham
NC
Cross street: 
Built in
1917
Architectural style: 
Construction type: 
National Register: 
Neighborhood: 
Type: 

 

(Below in italics is from the 2003 Lakewood Park National Register listing; not verified for accuracy by this author.)

Johnny Rigsbee House. Intact pyramidal cottage with 2 interior chimneys, weatherboards, 1/1 sash windows, glazed and paneled door with 1 sidelight, and a front cross gable with a single-pane window. The hipped wraparound porch has boxed classical posts and a simple wood railing. Side bay window sunnounted by a cross gable. Original rear shed with center recessed porch with chamfered posts. The Johnny Rigsbee family may have been the original owners. A Rigsbee daughter and her husband DavidS. McGilvmy were living here by 1930. [1930 CD, interview] 

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