Wright-Evans House nominated for National Register of Historic Places

Published 4:17 pm Saturday, December 15, 2018

A Winchester residence is among structures being considered to be added to the National Register of Historic Places on Monday.

Ten properties will be discussed during a meeting of the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board at 10 a.m. Monday at Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort.

Among the nominations are the Wright-Evans House, 3800 Pretty Run Road, a stone hall-parlor residence dating to 1815, updated in 1926 with a larger, architect-designed brick addition. The house merges two distinct styles, represents two distinct periods of development, and reflects changes over time in housing and construction in the rural Bluegrass.

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The review board is charged with evaluating nominations prior to their submission to the National Park Service (NPS), which will issue a final determination of listing within 45 days of receipt.

The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office administers the National Register program in Kentucky and provides administrative support to the board.