Old Rock House (Harpersville, Alabama)

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Old Rock House
The Rock House, U.S. Route 280 (State Route 38), Harpersville vicinity (Shelby County, Alabama).jpg
Old Rock House (Harpersville, Alabama) is located in Alabama
Old Rock House (Harpersville, Alabama)
Location 1 mile southeast of Harpersville at the end of a farm lane on the northern side of U.S. Route 280
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Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1835 (1835)
Architectural style Late Georgian, Early Republic
NRHP Reference # 06000182[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 29, 2006
Designated ARLH December 4, 1992

The Old Rock House is a historic house in Harpersville, Alabama. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 29, 2006. It is located 1 mile southeast of Harpersville at the end of a farm lane on the northern side of U.S. Route 280. The house is built of local grey granite and limestone.[2] The house was previously listed on the Historic American Buildings Survey.[3] The Old Rock House is the only surviving example of an early stone dwelling in Alabama.[4]

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  1. Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Old Rock House" (PDF). Department of the Interior. Retrieved 5 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "1. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, May 11, 1935 FRONT (S) AND EAST SIDE - The Rock House, U.S. Route 280 (State Route 38), Harpersville, Shelby County, AL". Loc.gov. 1935-05-11. Retrieved 2014-06-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Gamble, Robert (Spring 2004). "The Old Rock House". Alabama Heritage. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>