Belair

2250 Lebanon Rd., Nashville, Tennessee

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey, Lester Jones, Photographer August 17, 1940 VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST.

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

Wall construction: Brick - Flemish in front and west side. Size and form: Generally L-shaped, several additions, kitchen in ell. Number stories: Two. Front porch: Wood (cedar), 2-story portico, fluted Doric, 1-story deck roof. Rear porch: Wooden. Exterior openings, windows: Double-hung. Chimneys: Brick. Floors: Pine and ash, random width. Doors: Interesting mouldings. Trim: Dog-eared trim with dentillated caps. Mantels: A few old ones. Stairways: Elliptical, with heavy newel and niches. Plasterwork: Some interesting decorated ceilings. Additions and alterations: Many. Outbuildings: Combination cistern with square latticed summerhouse above. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 6, 1971
Reference number
71000815
Architectural styles
Other architectural type; Federal; Classic Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1832; 1839

Tags 

19th Century (36,347)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1832 (184)
Built during 1830s (2,661)
Davidson County, Tennessee (195)
Federal (4,557)
House (26,792)
Nashville, Tennessee (141)
Private owner (54,396)
Tennessee (2,814)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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