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WMF? `iE<"~ DEPT FTF ? FT "%TS\ lg FAMOUS HOMES IN KENTUCKY E 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 oneeighth 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.iIE! \Z!;!Z!lf.||Z;J[];IlI1[i![E ' asasaeaei l 1w | `_, I r;1 Z[i}IE F =iq\ ,"1WI'l[;I. - z;:nr.t11;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 ii %= E! E i pn % , ` Zim ifi ylll ~ ai lfle Vwx A/\A ~EE5 V nt E%EEE QQQ } %$;{ E%Eg% : 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 ::KE2w EE%%%? 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 farmhouse 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 onestory building with exterior walls 4 g of solid brick, resting upon a foundation of native stone. A brick L