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Manor in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bloor House

 
 
Bloor House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
1. Bloor House Marker
Inscription. Local rancher and farmer Alfred Sutton Bloor (1850-1899) and his wife Martha (Wainwright) (1849-1928), natives of Pennsylvania, built this home in 1897-98. Constructed by the Elgin Press Brick Co., the house features characteristics of the Queen Anne and Colonial Revival styles. Outstanding features include the turreted corners and the massive portico. A landmark in the Manor community, the house remained in the ownership of the Bloor family until 1960.
 
Erected 1982 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15114.)
 
Location. 30° 20.789′ N, 97° 33.384′ W. Marker is in Manor, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Lexington Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Lexington St., Manor TX 78653, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City of Manor (approx. mile away); Clayton Vocational Institute (approx. 0.6 miles away); Decker Swedish Evangelical Free Church and Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Decker United Methodist Church and Community (approx. 4.4 miles away); Barr Mansion
Bloor House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
2. Bloor House and Marker
Marker is to the right of the entrance.
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Lockwood Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away); St. John Church (approx. 5.5 miles away); Kimbro (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manor.
 
Categories. LandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Bloor House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 24, 2017
3. Bloor House Marker
An updated photo of the house, this from the north side on West Lane Ave.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 165 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3. submitted on February 25, 2017, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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