Town or Vicinity: Gretna
Index Number VA, 72.GRET.1
Many primitive features; stone basement shows floor construction above, of carefully selected joists in form of unhewn poles; construction of trimmer arch unusual; stone hearth supported on pole which rests in forked poles driven into earth; first floor divided into one large room and one narrow one, with sheathed-in stair projecting into latter but reached from former; all finish is sheathing, with open timbered ceiling; curious overhang at second-floor line caused by raising of roof at eaves. Originally the slope much steeper.
View from the southwest.
View from the northeast.
View from the north (rear of house).
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