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Roswell Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Big Creek, King and Dam Sts., SW along New Marietta Hwy., Roswell, Georgia
Area 120 acres (49 ha)
Built 1837-1900s
Built by Willis Ball
Architect Willis Ball
Architectural style Greek Revival, Late Georgian
NRHP reference No. 74000682
Added to NRHP May 2, 1974

The Roswell Historic District, in Roswell, Georgia in Fulton County, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

The district is a 120 acres (49 ha) area roughly bounded by Big Creek, King and Dam Streets, and SW along New Marietta Hwy, in Roswell.

Structures in the district date from as early as 1837.

Willis Ball, from Connecticut, was builder and/or designer/architect of four buildings: Primrose Cottage, Roswell Presbyterian Church, Bulloch Hall, Barrington Hall.

The district includes Bulloch Hall and Barrington Hall, both built in 1839, which were separately listed on the National Register in 1971. It includes Greek Revival architecture and Late Georgian architecture amongst its 28 contributing buildings and three contributing structures. It also includes a contributing site, the Roswell town square.

Elements of the district are:

Historic American Buildings Survey L. D. Andrew, Photographer Aug. 6, 1936 FRONT ELEVATION - Lewis Place, Roswell, Fulton County, GA HABS GA,61-ROSW,4-1
Holly Hill, aka Lewis Place, in 1936
Roswell Old Presbyterian Church
The Bricks
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