The Barracks in Tarboro Available for Restoration

The Barracks

The Barracks
1100 Albemarle Avenue, Tarboro NC 27886 Edgecombe County
8,063 square feet

Lot Size: 1.25 acres / Zoning: Residential


Maggie Gregg , Regional DirectorPreservation NC, Eastern Office

The Barracks is an impressive and architecturally significant property, located on a large lot in the charming and historic small town of Tarboro. The house was built by architect William S. Percival, for William Battle, a prominent NC citizen, and owner of Rocky Mount Mills. The house retains a high level of integrity, and includes such features as the original stained glass in the rotunda, four original and ornate chandeliers that have been electrified, elaborate parquet flooring, plaster mouldings, fluted Corinithian columns in two of the parlors, a large gilded mirror, and original mantels; 3 marble and 4 wooden. The property suffered a fire in early 2016, and the damage can be seen in the photographs. Many, many original features remain in this outstanding property.