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Robert L. Blalock House is a historic home located at Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina. It consists of the original two-story, three bay, double-pile, side-hall-plan Greek Revival style main block dated to the 1850s, and a large, two-story rear ell. It has a one-story gable-roofed wing and a small shed-roofed room north of the rear ell and a complex arrangement of one- and two-story additions and enclosed porches to the south. The house was renovated in the 1920s in the Classical Revival style. It features a full-width front porch supported by groups of square-section brick columns with a round corner pavilion and porte-cochère. It has housed a funeral home since 1947.[2]

Robert L. Blalock House
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Robert L. Blalock House, September 2013
Robert L. Blalock House is located in North Carolina
Robert L. Blalock House
Robert L. Blalock House is located in the United States
Robert L. Blalock House
Location300 S. McLewean St., Kinston, North Carolina
Coordinates35°15′25″N 77°34′47″W / 35.25694°N 77.57972°W / 35.25694; -77.57972Coordinates: 35°15′25″N 77°34′47″W / 35.25694°N 77.57972°W / 35.25694; -77.57972
Area0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built1914 (1914)
Built byRobert L. Blalock
Architectural styleClassical Revival, Greek Revival
MPSKinston MPS
NRHP reference #89001772[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 8, 1989

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ Allison H. Black (June 1989). "Robert L. Blalock House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.