Colonel Kemp House - St Michaels, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 38° 46.954 W 076° 13.391
18S E 393757 N 4293359
Quick Description: One of a few historic homes in St Michaels, Maryland.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 6/24/2021 1:10:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM14ERX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
Taken from the NRHP nomination form, "Built around 1805, this two-and-a-half story Flemish and common bond brick house is covered by a steeply pitched asphalt shingle roof that is pierced by gabled dormers. The five-bay center hall house is extended to the rear by a two-story common bond brick service wing. The Kemp House is a crucial building that links three other structures which share the same mantel design and period workmanship. The Bruff House (T-241) and the BruffMansfield House (T 262) have identically carved mantels. The sameness in molding profiles and design suggest a shared joiner, John Bruff, who is documented as one of St. Michaels' turn of the nineteenth century craftsmen. Lastly, the Kemp House occupies a pivotal and prominent location of the corner of Talbot and Chestnut streets in the heart of St. Michaels."
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1805

Architectural Period/Style: Colonial

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Manor


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Listed as a contributing property


Listed Building Status (if applicable): Contributing Property

Main Material of Construction: Wood

Private/Public Access: Private (Hotel)

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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