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    [KINDLE] Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735–1835 author Join or create book clubs Architectural historians, rejoice! This book presents the most comprehensive, accurate, beautiful, and important study of historic houses in [any county of] West Virginia ever published I waited for two months for this book, and I'm absolutely stunned What a gorgeous volume author John Allen and West Virginia Un

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    Summary Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835 [KINDLE] Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735–1835 author Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ✓ 5 Free read I have only read a few chapters so far, but it is interesting to see how factors, such as transportation methods and political influences, caused changes in architecture Many houses in Jefferson County are unique to even neighboring counties The author is disheartened, as am I, about the loss of some of these historic str

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    Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Join or create book clubs [KINDLE] Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735–1835 author Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ✓ 5 Free read The finest county inventory I've seen! Minor quibbles The organization makes it easy to focus on a specific characteristic, but *very* difficult to focus on an individual house, especially disappointing in the county with the documented work of John Arris and incredibly beautiful hall at Harewood The author's use of the term millwo

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    [KINDLE] Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735–1835 author Join or create book clubs Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Join or create book clubs I like it For privacy the locations of the homes aren't shown Interesting to learn the history of the Shenandoah Valley and the influence of early pioneers on our local architecture.

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    Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ✓ 5 Free read Summary Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835 For anyone interested in architecture, the history of rural eastern America, or history in general, this book is a wonderful glimpse at the origins and events that unfolded behind, and in many cases dramatically shaped, the rural and small town landscape that exists in Jefferson County, West Virginia today This book is packed with beautiful and thought provoking pictures and illustrations that show not only the structures as they exist toda

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    Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ✓ 5 Free read [KINDLE] Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735–1835 author Join or create book clubs Lovely book; very descriptive and many photos/drawings Mr Allen certainly did his homework and I thank him for the time and effort he put into this For those who are not familiar with Jefferson County, WV, it is t

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    Read & Download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ✓ 5 Free read Summary Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835 Excellent coverage of the architecture of an important but not well known areawith outstanding photographs.

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Summary Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835

characters ✓ Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835 105 Within the picturesue borders of Jefferson County West Virginia remain the vestiges of a history filled with Civil War battles and political rebellion Yet also woven into the historical landscapeof this small county nestled within the Shenandoah Valley is an unusual collection of historic homesIn this fascinating architectural exploration John C Allen Jr details his expansive seven year survey of Jefferson Countys historic residencesBy focusing on dwellings built from the mid eighteenth century to the arri. I have only read a few chapters so far but it is interesting to see how factors such as transportation methods and political influences caused changes in architecture Many houses in Jefferson County are uniue to even neighboring counties The author is disheartened as am I about the loss of some of these historic structures Hopefully this book will help motivate people to preserve and restore not only houses in Jefferson County WV but across our nation My fear is that only those of us who already believe in historic preservation will read the book I wish it were reuired reading in our schools Architecture is ignored unless one decides to major in it in college The houses in this book are from the lowly to the mansion but all are wonderful The author really spent a lot of time researching and documenting the houses he wrote about You can tell this book is a labor of love The paper is thick and of high uality Photographs are high uality My only regret is that I waited so long to order a copy

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characters ✓ Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835 105 Val of the railroad and canal in Allen unfolds the uniue story of this areas early building traditions and architectural innovations The buildings included in this workfrom the plantation homes of the Washington family to the log houses of yeomen farmersreveal the uniue development of this region as Allen categorizes structures and establishes patterns of construction plan and styleAllens refreshing perspective illuminates the vibrant vernacular architecture of Jefferson County connecting the housing of th. The finest county inventory I ve seen Minor uibbles The organization makes it easy to focus on a specific characteristic but very difficult to focus on an individual house especially disappointing in the county with the documented work of John Arris and incredibly beautiful hall at Harewood The author s use of the term millwork to describe the hand planed and careful on site installation of decorative woodwork is a major solecism Uncommon Vernacular will live on in your bookcase and in your hand like Waterman s Mansions of Virginia and Early architecture of North Carolina for the value of its photographs long after much of its text is deemed outdated or dubious or both A fantastic must buy book

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characters ✓ Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835 105 Is area to the rich history of the Shenandoah Valley Varying features of house siting plan types construction techniues building materials outbuildings and exterior and interior detailing illustrate the blending of German Scots Irish English and African cultures into a distinct regional styleAdorned with over seven hundred stylish photographs by Walter Smalling and elegant drawings floor plans and maps by Andrew Lewis Uncommon Vernacular explores and preserves this historic areas rich architectural heritag. For anyone interested in architecture the history of rural eastern America or history in general this book is a wonderful glimpse at the origins and events that unfolded behind and in many cases dramatically shaped the rural and small town landscape that exists in Jefferson County West Virginia today This book is packed with beautiful and thought provoking pictures and illustrations that show not only the structures as they exist today but provide insight through its deeply researched and artfully drawn illustrations into what once was but no longer exists This project is both aesthetically stunning and historically important It is at the same time a story of how our history has shaped our landscape and an artful catalog of archetecture worthy of and in need of preservation

  • 384pages
  • Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835
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  • English
  • 11 September 2020
  • 1933202874