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James Bradley House

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Built  c. 1805
Area  1,200 m²
Added to NRHP  18 September 1978
NRHP Reference #  78002637
Architectural style  Federal architecture
James Bradley House
Location  Lovers Lane, Dixon Springs, Tennessee, U.S.

The James Bradley House is a historic house on a Southern plantation in Dixon Springs, Tennessee, United States.

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Location

The house is located on Lovers Lane in Dixon Springs, a small town in Smith County, Tennessee.

History

The 367-acree plantation belonged to William Sanders, a planter. In the 1790s, James Bradley, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War, moved from Caswell County, North Carolina to Smith County, Tennessee, and purchased the plantation from Sanders. Bradley owned 55 African slaves.

By 1805, Bradley commissioned the construction of this two-story house in the Federal architectural style. It was built with red bricks, with the green gable roof made with limestone. The roof has a chimney on each side.

Architectural signifiance

It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since September 18, 1978.

References

James Bradley House Wikipedia


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