Greystone (Durham, North Carolina)

Greystone, also known as the James E. Stagg House, is a historic home located at Durham, Durham County, North Carolina. It was designed by architect Charles Christian Hook and built in 1911. It is a 2+12-story, six bay, Châteauesque style granite, limestone, and brick dwelling. It features a deep porch with porte cochere, projecting bays with conical roofs, tall chimney stacks, and a high hipped roof with numerous dormers and heavy yellow-green clay tiles. The house was divided into six apartments about 1961.[2]

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Greystone, September 2019
Greystone (Durham, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Greystone (Durham, North Carolina)
Greystone (Durham, North Carolina) is located in the United States
Greystone (Durham, North Carolina)
Location618 Morehead Ave., Durham, North Carolina
Coordinates35°59′32″N 78°54′32″W / 35.99222°N 78.90889°W / 35.99222; -78.90889Coordinates: 35°59′32″N 78°54′32″W / 35.99222°N 78.90889°W / 35.99222; -78.90889
Area3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built1911 (1911)
ArchitectHook, Charles C.; Hook & Rodgers
Architectural styleChateauesque Revival
NRHP reference No.82003449[1]
Added to NRHPJune 1, 1982

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ J. Marshall Bullock (June 1981). "Greystone" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-10-01.