Rusmiselle House. 1930s

531 Walnut Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980

Story-and-a-half Tudor Revival house of stretcher brick-veneer frame construction with a steep asphalt-shingled gable roof with a prominent asbestos-shingled front gable. The front exterior brick chimney has concrete weatherings, an S-shaped tie rod end, terra-cotta chimney pots, and two vertical header-bond strips on its face. A small front projection with an asymmetrical gable roof contains the front entry. Other features include a poured-concrete foundation, a side screen porch with a wooden Chinese Chippendale roof balustrade, 1/1 and 6/1 windows, and a one-story rear wing and porch. A curved flagstone walkway leads to steps and a poured-concrete retaining wall extends across the front of the lot.

National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form 2/4/02