502 North Ash Street

502 North Ash Street

Springfield G.
This single-story, single dwelling residential building was built CA. 1925-1934. It was built in the bungalow style with craftsman elements, typical to the Southern vernacular seen around Springfield, Georgia beginning in the early 20th century. The asymmetrical rectangular plan is two unequal rooms and is more than two rooms deep. The front oriented gable roof is made of shingle asphalt. The chimney is built of lateral brick off-center within roof surface. The balloon framed construction is made of exterior material of weatherboard/clapboard/beveled siding. The foundation is made of concrete block. A front porch portico is partial made of brick and covered by an aluminum awning. The windows are double-hung sash flat-headed 3/1 rectangular. The front gable is wide with unenclosed eave overhang exposed rafter ends and paired windows surrounding the front door. On the front partial porch there are craftsmen character square battered wood columns resting on brick porch piers. A triangular latticed vent is on the top of the front-oriented gable. Yard setting is informal and picturesque with manicured planting beds. The garage set back from the house is front gabled one-car garage/workshop with exposed rafter ends and clapboard siding. There is a double hung 3/2 window on the front façade of the garage.
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