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Historic House Listings

Civil War Field Hospital. Norris-Holland-Hare House, Circa 1805 in North Carolina. $60,000

August 15, 2019

Former Civil War Field Hospital for union soldiers. The Norris-Holland-Hare house was built in 1805 by Needham Norris. He was the son of revolutionary war veteran John Norris Jr. There are original windows, moldings, mantels, heart pine floors, stairs and wood paneled walls. The Flemish bond chimneys were made with bricks that were kilned on the property. The house was lived in until 2017 and is currently being studied for local landmark designation. The home is located on two lots totaling .58 acres in Holly Springs, North Carolina. The asking price is $60,000 and a public bid is required. Prospective buyers can contact Paul Allen with the town of Holly Springs, North Carolina at 919-567-4729.

From the Preservation North Carolina listing:

 

The Norris-Holland-Hare House is a Federal period house built around 1805 by Needham Norris, the son of Revolutionary War veteran John Norris Jr. and served as a Union field hospital during the Civil War. The original portion is hall and parlor style with an enclosed staircase and has had several additions to the rear. Much of the original historic fabric remains intact, including windows, moldings, mantles, heart pine floors, stairs, and wood-paneled walls. The brick chimneys are laid in Flemish bond with bricks said to have been kilned on the property. The property was occupied until 2017 and is currently being studied for local landmark designation and will be subject to an historic preservation easement and rehabilitation agreement with Capital Area Preservation, Inc.

The asking price is $60,000 for the house and two lots totaling 0.58 acres. Public Bid required. Prior to bid approval, prospective buyers must have a signed preservation easement and rehabilitation agreement with Capital Area Preservation. The high bidder prevails after clearing an additional 10 days for upset bids.

 

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