Oakley Hall

Contributors:
Jacob W. Holt, attributed builder
Dates:

1850s

Location:
Ridgeway, Warren County
Street Address:

SR 1103 at US 1, Ridgeway, NC

Status:

Standing

Type:

Residential

Images Puslished In:

Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).
Kenneth McFarland, The Architecture of Warren County, North Carolina, 1770s to 1860s (2001).

Note:

One of the grandest of Holt’s houses still standing, it was built near the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad for Dr. William J. Hawkins, president of the railroad. Hawkins was later a leader in the Ridgeway Company that strove to develop the community in the 1860s (see George S. H. Appleget).