THE REGINALD MARKHAM HOUSE- ON CARMEL’S HISTORIC REGISTER

This one and two-story Spanish Eclectic style home was built by English -master-craftsman Frederic Bigland. I have featured several of his houses on the blog. The Conrad Home   http://talesfromcarmel.com/2012/03/04/i-am-invited-t ‎ And the H. Markham House  http://talesfromcarmel.com/2012/03/19/i-discover-the… It is interesting that no relationship has been established between the two Markhams, whose homes both have a Moorish feel to them, both built by Bigland. This stately home on two lots, turns its face in toward the courtyard.  I knock in vain at the front door

And then work my way around the house snapping shots. Kent Seavey notes the flat roof seen over the door is associated with the Moorish influenced design of North Africa and is quite unusual in residential design. As I walk on down the street , I can see the “paired and stepped…

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