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Cellar Plantation

Cellar Plantation, Enfield, North Carolina (36.184600, -77.673979)

Primary structure, Felling Date: Winter 1811/12

Rafters (2/7) 1811 (C), 1765; Studs (0/3) Site Master CENCx1 (Undated); Site Master 1686--1811 CENCx2 (t =7.11 encs3; 5.69 gss1; 5.63 WRDx1)

The Cellar Plantation is a large two-story frame house with an attached one-story kitchen addition. The house is five bays wide with a central entrance, four exterior end chimneys, and a gable roof. Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the original structure was built in the winter of 1811/12 or shortly thereafter.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2014 The Tree-Ring Dating of the Cellar Plantation, Enfield, North Carolina, unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2014/13.




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Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

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