|Area less than one acre|
NRHP Reference # 78001935
|Built c. 1845 (1845)|
Added to NRHP 12 December 1978
|Location 29 Ravenscroft Dr., Asheville, North Carolina|
Architectural style Greek Revival architecture
Similar Blue Ridge Mountains, Thomas Wolfe House, Botanical Gardens at Asheville, Folk Art Center, Smith‑McDowell House
Ravenscroft school asheville north carolina top 5 facts
Ravenscroft School, also known as Chateau Nollman, is a historic school building located at Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina. The oldest section was built about 1845, and is a two- to three-story brick building in the Greek Revival style. It consists of a squat, three-story, pyramidal-roofed tower with projecting two-story rectangular wings. The building has a number of later additions including a two-story brick wing and two-story frame wing. It was originally built as a residence, and housed a school from 1856 to the turn of the 20th century. It was used as a boarding or rooming house until 1977.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It is located in the Downtown Asheville Historic District.