Green-Polk House

Contributors:
Jacob W. Holt, attributed carpenter; Woodson and Rice, attributed brickmasons
Dates:
Ca. 1850
Location:
Warrenton, Warren County
Street Address:
326 N. Main 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:
One of the few antebellum brick houses in town, the tall but shallow residence features ornate Greek Revival detail inside and out, indicative of Holt's workshop, with kinship to the work of Albert Gamaliel Jones. Client Nathaniel Green's creditors included both Holt and Woodson and Rice.