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Stop 07: Mansard Roof House

  • 214 Mason Street
  • Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • Overview

    Built in 1883. The Mansard Roof House is constructed in the Second Empire style and is notable for its mansard roof, a steep, decorative metal roof crowned with a cast iron railing of Fleur-de-lis design. Frank W. Thornton built the house. This house is the only good surviving example of this style of residential architecture in the Fayetteville area.

    Hours: Daily, before dusk. Exterior view only.

    Next Stop: Continue on Mason Street.

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