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WMF? ¥€`iE<"~’ DEPT FTF ? FT "%TS\ lg FAMOUS HOMES IN KENTUCKY E é Ten houses, chosen because of historical significance and as examples of the types of architecture in vogue at the time they were ~ built, comprise this group of famous homes in Kentucky. The models which this monograph accompanies, each built on the scale of one—eighth i ` of an inch to a foot are as exact replicas of the houses at the time of their original construction as could be made from available research y data. i V Davis Buckner Home E |;7I.i‘IE! \Z!;!Z!lf.||Z;J[];IlI1[i![E ' asasaeaei l 1w ’| `_, I ’ ¤r;1¤ Z[i}IE F =iq¥\“ ,"1WI'l“[;I. ·- z;:nr.t1¤1·;1 m I I I I | """_` 7'~ igillil . =·»x§\N so as ~ as — MMM at )4·*©~\gJ*Z . . KI `\` ./ _, ` ;$$ yynll / x ¤%%g, i %·‘*\`\`II%*“·‘·’ ¤§g] . gg \ ·.§§ *_ :;a:1n; »|| » ly _ * _ ;!| |! mz; =§:,:% @ tl l www iéi ¤%=§ E! E i pn % , ` Zim ifi yl»ll “~ ai lfle Vwx » A/\A ~£EE£5§¤ V nt ‘E%Eé§EE QQQ } %$;{ E%E§g%§§ ¤¤:¤¤¤ W M ~ rt M] %§% o ·&·'§ ’¤: · @ t . &.¤§* ( 4 l Il a * S $5 %&%· K f %E %?¤¤‘¤ `•' *’=nE§§ Le . )l __ E #4 Em: s - »A I Al &%&. 1 j t v ¤%§% I J A ::¤K§E2w E¥E%%%? 1 .2-% III: III := ; .-i--L i Fayette County, Ky. j g One of the best examples of British Colonial architecture in Q § this country, in the opinion of many prominent architects, is the y { Buckner house, Rose Hill, at the corner of North Limestone and Fifth ' E streets, in Lexington, Kentucky. Named originally after its builder, l John Brand, this old residence was modeled on the English farm—house · p K style and was built about 1820 on the Government highway which ex- Q tended from Pittsburgh to Georgia. It was erected on the outskirts ( i of Lexington but the location now is in the heart of the developed l § city. The present owner is Dr. G. Davis Buckner. · Q The Buckner home is a one—story building with exterior walls 4 g of solid brick, resting upon a foundation of native stone. A brick L