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Crowell Mitchell House, Lexington County (Church St., Leesville)
The Crowell Mitchell House is a two-story Victorian residence built in the 1880s. The house is distinguished by ornamental double-tiered porches which connect flanking bays. Central doorways on each floor are enframed by transoms and sidelights. Three single windows of six-over-six sash pierce the bays. Other architectural features include a plain entablature, pierced sawn porch balustrades, slender wood porch columns and pilasters, a beltcourse of wood extending the front fašade and molded with window caps. The house is set on a brick foundation. The hipped roof is covered with composition shingles. Architecturally, this house is a singularly intact Victorian specimen of this style in the Central Midlands Region. It is a typical middle-class residence with spacious simple rooms, large window area, and scrollwork balustrades. Listed in the National Register July 6, 1982.
View the complete text of the nomination form for this National Register property. In addition, the Historic Resources of Batesburg-Leesville includes historical background information for this and other related National Register properties.
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