Location Information
(for the Lisle-Shields Townhouse)
Name:Lisle-Shields Townhouse ["Petit Bijou"]
Address:701 Union Street, North
City/County:Natchez, Adams County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:c.1860
Architectural Styles(s):Greek Revival
No. of Stories:1.5
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:29 Mar 1979
NR District Name:Upriver Residential
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:356
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Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Natchez Historic District
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Context/Comments
This structure is architecturally significant as an example of a well-designed and well-executed late-Greek Revival city residence. It is historically significant to Natchez as athe residence of a locally prominent upper-middle-class family of the antebellum period and as one of the last major antebellum residences constructed within the corporate limits of the antebellum city.