The c. 1919 R. Craig F. Cornwall House is an imposing example of a Neo-Classical Revival residence. The property is listed as a contributing property in Weldon's National Register's Historic District.
The house has a grand foyer, large formal living room, large dinning room, sun room, kitchen with butler's pantry, 1/2 bath and a study/bedroom downstairs on he first floor. The first floor rooms are being used as resident rooms.
The second floor has a large foyer, 4 bedrooms and one full bath.
The property has a wrought iron fence and a fish pond with a fountain in the back yard as well as two outbuildings, a garage and a workshop. The house has 3184 sq.ft. is on a corner lot of 75' wide X 150' deep.
This property is located one block east of the downtown business district and one half mile from the Roanoke River and Weldon?s River Falls Park. Weldon is known as the "Rockfish Capital" and thousands of anglers arrive in Weldon each spring to enjoy the sport of fishing.
Downtown Weldon has been experiencing several waves of revitalization in recent years. A participant in the NC Small Town Main Street Program and the NC Small Town Economic Prosperity Program, Weldon is positioning itself to be a tourist destination, capitalizing on the many historical and natural resources in the area.
This is located 2 miles East of I-95 Exit 173 (Roanoke Rapids/Weldon NC)
The accompanying photos were taken in 2010. Current photos not available at this time.