Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Gate House

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Institution Name: Georgian Court University
Original/Historic Place Name: Gatekeeper's Lodge
Location on Campus: near 7th St. gate
Date(s) of Construction:
1898original construction Price, Bruce
Designer: Bruce Price
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Greek revival (Glossary)
Significance:
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: brick
Walls: stucco, marble, brick
Roof: shingle
 
Function:
ca. 1898private residence (of English butler)
ca. 2004-present (2006)private residence (of college chaplain)
 

Narrative:
The Gate House, the first building completed on the estate, is a small structure built in the Georgian style. The little cottage, with gray stucco walls, white wood trim, and marble, has decorative balustrades and classical motifs. The five-room cottage originally housed the English butler and is presently the residence of the college chaplain.
 

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