Plantation house


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Plantation house

The principal house of a southern plantation on which cash crops were cultivated; typically two stories with very tall windows, with a veranda across the entire front facade, supported by two-story columns.

plantation house

plantation house: Drayton Hall, South Carolina
The principal house of a plantation in the antebellum American South, typically having many of the following characteristics: two stories; a projecting two-story portico with Classic columns and a recessed central bay; thick brick walls at ground level (often stuccoed);
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The narrative dynamically develops this relationship between observer and medium, encoding the plantation house as an invisible architecture that becomes visible and tactile through a series of mediated surfaces.
Digs six and seven years ago unearthed Civil War artifacts near the plantation house itself, but this one continues the search for earlier history tagged in the Foscue Family Papers 1753-1869 that are now in a UNC Chapel Hill Wilson Library collection.
The grand and beautifully restored Lakeport Plantation house is now operated as a museum by Arkansas State University.
Rock Bar is a popular spot, and even if they never discover the fine dining and walk-in wine cellar of the Plantation House, the Mediterranean tapas of the Pool Bar, seafood grill at Beach Bar or Asian delicacies of Seagrass Restaurant, guests always discover this idyllic, vertiginous watering hole.
Visitors can view the slave quarters, plantation house, kitchen house, barn, waterfront, and an interpretive garden where plantation-era crops are cultivated seasonally.
From an 18th century remodeled palace, or a Rajput Haveli of Rajasthan to a plantation house or a traditional Tharavadu houses in Kerala across a hill, one is free to choose his/her style of vacation.
23 rooms offer something for every guest, from deluxe studios through pool suites, plantation house suites, and even a charming, colonial-style cottage.
The architecture and interior design will take inspiration from a typical Barbadian plantation house.
Doors open at the old plantation house at 10am, five minutes before Ballydoyle's star leaves the gates.
Barbados Over 300 years old, and the only plantation house in Barbados with all of its rooms open for viewing, Sunbury Plantation House displays the grand style of life on a successful sugar plantation and is furnished with a superior collection of antiques.
That too is quietly set aside, and the plantation house he built there in 1758 - Gunston Hall - is now a famous museum.
A GRAND OLD plantation house that hosted meetings of the Barbados Legislature back in the early 1700s and later was nearly destroyed by a hurricane has been given a new lease on life as one of the eastern Caribbean's most prestigious art galleries.