Couch-Artrip Home

Located on US 35 between Point Pleasant the Couch-Artrip Home is one of four homes in this area on The National Registery of Historic Homes. Placed on the Registery August 23, 1984, it is of Federal style. The bricks were laid in the common bond. The home was built by Sarah Richardson Couch, the widow of Daniel Couch. The bricks for the construction of this house were made on the property by slaves. The walls are approximately sixteen inches thick. The main house was built with four large rooms two up and two down, with large center halls. The Williamsburg influence is shown in the solid wood panelled doors and wide woodwork. The floors are pine in random width and length. Stair banisters are of cherry.

The other homes that are listed with The National Registery of Historic Homes are Eastham House, Elm Grove and General John McCausland Home.

 

 

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