605 CARLTON AVE.

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605 CARLTON AVE.

605
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1907
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  • Thu, 04/05/2012 - 7:28pm by gary

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605
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1907
Architectural style: 
Construction type: 
National Register: 
Neighborhood: 
Type: 
Use: 

 

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One-story, triple-A-roofed house with some original Queen Anne detail has a gabled rear ell and a shed-roofed block within the ell. It has imbricated shingles and gable vents with pointed-arched surrounds in the three gables. Sheathed in German-profile wood siding, the house has replacement six-over-six wood windows with simple square surrounds replacing the original pointed-arched lintels. The reconstructed front porch has replacement posts and rails and a concrete floor. A brick pier and curtain foundation supports the structure, which has an asphalt- shingled roof.

The earliest residents were Fred C. Conklin (Herring Furniture Company) and Miss Bula Wheeler (clipper) in 1907/08. From 1911 to 1915, Samuel C. Southerland (engineer), Mary Southerland, Carl Southerland (clerk, Durham Hosiery Mills), and William A. Southerland (clerk) resided there.

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