Architecture in Reynoldstown

There are many different styles of homes in Reynoldstown.  A few of the historic styles you may see throughout the neighborhood are:

Shotgun House: A one-room wide house, two or more rooms deep, without a hallway; gable- or hip-roofed.

Bungalow: A house relatively long and low in proportion, rectangular in plan, with an irregular interior floor plan, featuring integral porches and low-pitched roofs

International Style:  Modernist homes with a minimum of ornament, these homes have a minimalist aesthetic and an emphasis on open space within. 

Gabled Ell or Gabled Wing Cottage: A three- or four-room house, L- or T-shaped in plan, with intersecting gable roofs

Georgian Cottage: A four-room symmetrical house with a central hall, usually hip-roofed with interior or end chimneys; possibly the most enduring house type in Georgia

Side Gable Cottage: A four-room house without a hallway, with one or two front doors and a broad end-gabled roof

Double Pen House: A two-room house with two front doors, usually gable-roofed with end chimneys

Saddlebag House: A two-room house with a central chimney and one or two front doors, usually gable-roofed {A saddlebag is just a double pen with a central chimney}

Pyramidal Cottage: A four-room house without a hallway and with one or two front doors and a steeply pitched pyramidal roof

Late Victorian: These homes feature decorative trim (gingerbread, etc), patterned shingles, balconies, roof finials, and cresting.

The links to each house style are Reynoldstown houses wherever possible. 

*Credit for much of this information is due to the New Georgia Encyclopedia.  Their website has even more information about architecture throughout Georgia and all things pertaining to Georgia history, arts, and geography.