Shirley Plantation--page 2 of two pages


Brick details

The dependencies for the plantation are arranged in a forecourt on the land side of the main building. These include two two-storied gabled houses (a kitchen and house for the overseer) and two one and a half story L-shaped storage barns which complete the Queen Anne courtyard. (Contrast the arrangement of the dependencies at Monticello.)

Left: one of the two L-shaped storage barns; center: the well; right: looking from the rear of the kitchen toward the main house


Left: the dovecote; center: the smokehouse; right: a working barn

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