Ammendale Normal Institute

Jct. of Ammendale Rd. and U.S. 1, Beltsville, Maryland

Photos 

GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

Ammendale is an excellent example of institutional and/or ecclesiastical architecture executed in Victorian-era eclectic. It was used as a Catholic novitiate and school, operated by the Christian Brothers, since its completion in 1880 when they moved from Calvert Hall in Baltimore to this rural site. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1975
Reference number
75002081
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Religious structure; Church school; School
Current function
Camp
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1880; 1883; 1884
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

Tags 

19th Century (36,350)
Beltsville, Maryland (2)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1880 (515)
Built during 1880s (6,133)
Italianate (5,025)
Maryland (1,765)
Prince George's County, Maryland (99)
Private owner (54,396)
Queen Anne (5,038)
School (4,848)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,690)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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