Drax Hall Plantation House, Barbados, 1972

Description

Drax Hall plantation house; front entrance is on the left. Drax Hall house was built of locally obtained coral blocks in the 1650s and is one of the oldest standing plantation houses in Barbados. It is one of three Jacobean-style English manor houses in what was once British America (the others are Nicholas Abbey in Barbados and Bacon's Castle, Williamsburg, Virginia).

Source

Slide, Handler, personal collection

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

NW0084

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Barbados

Citation

"Drax Hall Plantation House, Barbados, 1972", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 2, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1437
Drax Hall plantation house; front entrance is on the left. Drax Hall house was built of locally obtained coral blocks in the 1650s and is one of the oldest standing plantation houses in Barbados. It is one of three Jacobean-style English manor houses in what was once British America (the others are Nicholas Abbey in Barbados and Bacon's Castle, Williamsburg, Virginia).
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