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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Originally the manor house for a 10,000-acre sugar plantation, Madewood is one of the finest Greek Revival plantation houses in the South and was awarded National Historic Landmark status in 1983.
Others who attended the unveiling included representatives from Fortnum & Mason, the United Kingdom Tea & Infusions Association, Tetley Tea, the Twining Tea family, the Brooke family of Brooke Bond, the Bunting family (who financed Plantation House), the MacDonald Gill family (who made tea maps in the 1930s), Thompson Lloyd & Ewart Ltd., Taylors of Harrogate, International Tea Committee, UK Tea Academy, Forum of the Future of Tea, Tregothnan Tea of UK, Serica, the Trade Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Williamsons Tea, Tea & Scones, The British Museum, The London School of Economics and Barings Bank Archives.
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.
The Bowe's daughter Dorothy Mai "Dot" Bowe Windgerd shares that the family lived in the original plantation house for several years before building the home in 1937.
(AP) -- Through the gates and down a winding dirt road by the 1824 Foscue Plantation House near here, student archaeologists are digging squares and sifting sand to discover more about our colonial past.
"The Lakeport Plantation house is Arkansas' grandest remaining example of antebellum Greek Revival architecture," says the blog, written by Lee Price, director of development at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia.
With its elegant bay windows and breezy verandah, the gleaming white Kingsley Plantation House is Florida's oldest and best-preserved planter's residence, but a recent discovery "out back," in the woods surrounding the 25 remaining slave cabins has upstaged the splendid manor house.
The closest thing to a reception desk on the entire island would be the long bar in the beautifully recreated Plantation House.
"He lives in the grounds of Plantation House which is the governor's residence with five other tortoises who are much younger than him.
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.
The architecture and interior design will take inspiration from a typical Barbadian plantation house. Original commissioned artwork is displayed throughout the suites and all feature complimentary Wi-Fi, 42-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and a media panel with a DVD/CD player and MP3 docks.