Location Information
(for the "Belmont")
Name:"Belmont"
Address:Highway 1
City/County:Greenville vic., Washington County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1857
Architectural Styles(s):Italianate, Greek Revival
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:11 Apr 1972
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Context/Comments
Built for William W. Worthington, this is one of the few antebellum houses left standing in the Mississippi Delta. It is an imposing, two-story, hip-roofed brick house with a double-tiered Italianate portico extending across three of the five bays of the facade. Exterior and interior color photos are included in The Majesty of the Mississippi Delta (pp. 54-55). The house is also included in Mary Carol Miller’s Great Houses of Mississippi (pp. 64-67). [HABS: MS-143 (1936)]