Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Banfield-Durham Hall

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Institution Name: Tennessee Wesleyan College
Original/Historic Place Name: Banfield-Durham Hall
Location on Campus: center of campus
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1901original construction Unknown
2001renovation Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Foundation: brick
Walls: brick
Roof: metal; shingle
ca. 1901-present (2007)other (kitchen)
ca. 1901-present (2007)other (laboratory)
ca. 1901-present (2007)classrooms
ca. 1901-present (2007)faculty offices

Significance: architecture
Landmark designation:
Narrative: see below
References: see below

Originally built in 1901, Banfield-Durham Hall is one of the oldest buildings on campus. It was renovated in 2001, at which time the exterior was completely restored, including copper guttering. The interior recaptured a domed ceiling that had been hidden by drop ceilings. Both interior and exterior follow the original style. The building has Gothic spires, making it the tallest building on campus. Banfield-Durham is the primary academic building of Tennessee Wesleyan College and is used for classrooms, offices, and computer labs.

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