Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory - Virginia
Roof Structure Felling Date: Winter 1784/5
Site Master 1666-1784 (oak) SGHVAx1 (t = 7.38 DC-AREA; 6.83 MCYx4; 6.39 MDZ8). Individual sample sghva5 (oak) 1620-1725 (t = 7.10 MDZ8; 5.86 VA2011; 5.64 MTVx3).
The South Garden House is an octagonal, two-story brick structure with an octagonal bell-shaped roof.
Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the south garden house was built from timbers felled in the winter of 1784/5.
Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2017 The Tree-Ring Dating of the South Garden House, Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, Virginia, unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2017/10
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