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Rose Hill ca.1930-1980

Former owner:
Massie, William R. Mrs
Architect:
Bottomley, William Lawrence A
Physical description:
1 folder+ 5 glass lantern slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Virginia, Albemarle County, Greenwood
Virginia
Greenwood
Rose Hill (Greenwood, Virginia)
Date:
1930
1980
ca1930-1980
Notes:
In 1903, Mrs. Massie purchased the property called Rose Cottage, which later became Rose Hill. The original house burned in 1930. The new house, a Georgian mansion, was designed by William Lawrence Bottomley. Boxwood, holly and magnolias provide a background to the flower beds planted in front.
Persons associated with the property include: William Lawrence Bottomley (architect, 1930); Mrs. William Massie (former owner, 1903); and Mrs. James Gordon Smith (former owner).
Summary:
Folders include work sheets and copies of articles.
Publications:
Garden featured in Frances Archer Christian and Susanne Williams Massie, eds., Homes and Gardens in Old Virginia, (Richmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, 1962), pp. 455-457
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
VA027000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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