1231 N. Main Street

Cecil McCorkle House

1231 n mainContributing, ca. 1908.
Dutch Colonial Revival/Shingle Style one and one-half story house. Cross-gambrel roof with flared gable ends. Hip roof dormers. Two-story rear and a recessed entry at the northeast corner. Walls are a combination of weatherboard and shingle. Two interior brick chimneys. Windows are one-over-one, diamond-pane-over-one and stained glass. House sits high on a hill, with a cut granite retaining wall below. Cecil McCorkle lived her through 1944. McCorkle was a life insurance agent with Durham Life Insurance Company. Mrs. Margaret Cooke, widow of Robert Cooke, lived here from 1945 to 1946. William A. Prince, a salesman, and wife Esther lived here from 1948 to 1949. This house is an unusual style for the neighborhood and pre-dates the Hyman Heights subdivision. Good condition.
(Sanborn maps, city directories, plat of Hyman Heights, previous survey data)

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