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By John Linley

The heart Georgia area—including Baldwin, Hancock, Jasper, Johnson, Putnam, Washington, and Wilkinson Counties—is an unlimited residing museum of vintage southern structure. First released in 1972, this sweeping survey is still the most effective books at the subject, protecting primitive, Gothic, Greek Revival, and Victorian kinds, and beyond.

John Linley’s descriptions of the varied constructions of the Oconee region are illustrated with greater than 300 photos and consultant ground plans. nice structure, as Linley exhibits, is drastically prompted by way of weather and geography, by means of the ordinary assets of the quarter, and by means of historical past, customized, and culture. He considers those significant elements in addition to such person positive factors as eco-friendly spaces—gardens and parks—and city and town plans, viewing the structure in terms of the total environment.

The structure is mentioned in chronological order by means of kind and is expounded to the encompassing state, with all the seven Oconee sector counties provided traditionally and when it comes to its personal assets. traveling maps of the counties and the significant cities find all constructions and attractions pointed out within the text.

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Photographs of this house are included in the Historic American Buildings Survey. The Cheely-Coleman-Moore House DATE OF CONSTRUCTION LOCATION ORIGINAL OWNER AMONG INTERIM OWNERS PRESENT OWNER ARCHITECT-BUILDER Map no. 5-3 Photo nos. 54, 55, 56 Of National Importance Circa 1825 In Hancock County, near Shoals Thomas Cheely Henry Coleman (son-in-law of Thomas Cheely), James Hunter Coleman, Warren Coleman, Mrs. Warren Coleman Mrs. Warren Moore (formerly Mrs. Warren Coleman) Said to be John Marler (also spelled Oconee Federal and Transitional Architecture 39 Marlor).

Nearly every country house boasted such a room, usually called "the prophets' chamber" because of the number of circuit-riding ministers who used the room overnight. Many porches on houses of the indigenous type had solid, square, wooden posts with chamfered corners and with mortised balusters which are an integral part of the overall design as in the Harrison-Walker-Brown house (42). Porch rafters, hand hewn with delicately beaded edges, were usually left exposed (43). Originally the log walls might be left exposed on the exterior, though they were sometimes protected with wood siding, frequently the board and batten type, placed vertically so as to be at right angles with the horizontal logs.

Warren Coleman) Said to be John Marler (also spelled Oconee Federal and Transitional Architecture 39 Marlor). The naive handling of classic details indicates a less highly trained designer. ARCHITECTURAL DATA PORCH COLUMNS STAIRS WINDOWS Architrave second story 6" deep; no architrave first story. Tapered round, first story lOH" diameter at base, 8' 10" overall height; second story 81A" diameter at base, 8' 10" overall height. Pickets %" by 1 Ys" 8" by 10", 24-light, 12 over 12, 4 lights wide House faces east.

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