Jacob W. Holt House

Contributors:
Jacob W. Holt, builder
Dates:
Ca. 1856
Location:
Warrenton, Warren County
Street Address:
122 Bragg St., Warrenton, NC
Status:
Standing
Type:
Residential
Images Puslished In:
Catherine W. Bishir, "Jacob W. Holt, An American Builder," Winterthur Portfolio (Spring, 1980), reprinted in Catherine W. Bishir, Southern Built: American Architecture, Regional Practice (2006).
Kenneth McFarland, The Architecture of Warren County, North Carolina, 1770s to 1860s (2001).
Note:
Using a format illustrated in A. J. Downing's Cottage Residences and Samuel Sloan's Model Architect, Holt constructed his own residence as a showpiece of his up-to-date taste, a symmetrical, towered villa quite different from the more conservative forms he built for most of his clients.