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Pineville Historic Survey Form

Prepared by Paul Archambault for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission, 2004.

Photographs of Property (front and side elevations)




1.  Name of Property if any

Spencer House

2.  Street Address, including City and Zip Code

404 Main Street

Pineville, N.C. 28134

3.  UTM of Property

17 509879E 3882617N

4.  Tax Parcel Number of Property


5.  Owner of Property

Paul Gross

6.  Period or Date of Construction


7.  Source of Information for #6.

Joe H. Griffin, Sr.

8.  Present use of Property


a.  Agricultural, b. Commercial, c.  Educational, d. Entertainment, e. Government, f.  Industrial, g. Military, h. Museum, i. Park, j. Private Residence, k. Religious, l. Other

10.  Architectural Style

    This Colonial Revival Style house sits on a large lot close to railroad tracks and north of Main Street.  It is a two-story, side-gabled house.  The facade is symmetrical, and features six-over-six windows, and a decorative pedimented porch, which is supported by metal replacement posts, and shelters a replacement door with sidelights.  The east and west elevations feature original, rectangular wooden vents and six-over-six windows.

     A two-story gabled addition extends from the rear elevation. A one-room, shed-roof addition protrudes from the rear addition's west elevation.  A one-room, gabled addition extends from the two-story rear elevation addition.  The house is covered with vinyl and rests on brick piers, which have been infilled.


11.  Architectural Significance


a.  Outstanding, b. Excellent, c. Notable, d. Commonplace

12.  Map Showing Location of Property

13.  Paragraph Briefly Summarizing Known History Of The Property.

     This home was built during Pineville's early development by Bob Spencer.  It was later occupied by Jimmy Deal who was an employee of the Charlotte and South Carolina Railroad.