Historic Markers Across Florida

Llambias House-First Spanish Colonial Period, Built 1763, enlarged by 1788

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Location: on St. Francis St., St. Augustine, FL
County: St. Johns
Coordinates: N 29° 53.270    W 081° 18.647
  29.88783333    -81.31078333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMW83C


Llambias House
First Spanish Colonial Period, Built 1763, enlarged by 1788

This building is significant for its Spanish and British Colonial architectural influences and in 1954 became one of the first examples of a private residence to undergo a documented restoration.

Characteristics of the "St. Augustine Plan" of residential architecture include the rectangular form, projecting balcony, side entry into the private courtyard, and an inner loggia or porch. These features are unique adaptations to the climate and used locally available materials of coquina stone with stucco finish and wood. The careful restorations interprets the building as it existed during the Second Spanish Period.

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