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| Institution Name: King College |
Original/Historic Place Name: Bristol Country Club House
Location on Campus: 802 Maple St.
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s): Type of Place: Individual building
|Walls: brick; wood siding|
|Roof: asphalt shingle|
| || Function: |
|ca. 1928||other (Bristol Country Club, Golf Course Clubhouse)|
| 1928-2000||private residence|
|ca. 2000-present (2007)||other (rental property for the college)|
Significance: culture, education, history, religion
Landmark designation: Narrative: see below
References: see below
Reynolds Hall was originally a golf course clubhouse but was converted into a private residence in the late 1920s.
The current condition is fair. The basement appears to have a moisture penetration problem; the original lockers were removed, but the addition of public restrooms in the basement to support the new athletic fields is being considered. The utility systems also need upgrading, as the building currently has a household boiler and separate heat pumps for air conditioning. The basement sewer line is attached to an antique septic tank which needs to be abandoned. With the new sewer lines installed for the new fields, this should not be a significant challenge.
The view from the back porch is similar to box seats for either a baseball game or soccer game.
Most of the campus is visible from this property, and it provides a spectacular view of the mountains.
|I. Bibliographic sources: |
Landscape Master Plan. Narrative and drawings. King College, Bristol, TN.
Selected items from Collection of Master Plans. 1917, 1931, 1952 and 1968. King College Archives, King College, Bristol, TN.
Thompson & Litton Architects. Master Plan [King College]. Narrative and drawings. [Wise, VA: Thompson & Litton Architects], October 1998 and 1999.
|II. Location of other data: |