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Annapolis, Maryland
County of Anne Arundel.
National Register Number: 66000387
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
Colonial Maryland's governor Horatio Sharpe built this extraordinary brick Georgian villa in the 1760s as his private country retreat. The Corinthian portico that centers the river fa├žade of the five-part Palladian house is one of the earliest of its type in American architecture. Its details are taken from a 1742 English publication, "The Modern Builder's Assistant." The notable interior woodwork is attributed to William Buckland.

An easement inspection in February 2004 found the property to be in general compliance.

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