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Ravenscroft School (Asheville, North Carolina)

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Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  78001935
Built  c. 1845 (1845)
Added to NRHP  12 December 1978
Ravenscroft School (Asheville, North Carolina)
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.


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