The lowering of the street has made this 18 × 26–foot brick townhouse stand unusually high off the sidewalk. As often in the late eighteenth century, “stone” lintels were cut from one piece of wood, with joints carved in and a keystone nailed at center. Certain details are especially interesting: the nicely shaped wooden bedmold (a classical molding supporting a cornice) is much shorter than the cornice above it, and the big stringcourse is fully five bricks high. The long-neglected building was owned by Duck Creek Historical Society until bought by a private individual c. 1980 to restore it. He spent a year cleaning out pigeon and bat droppings. Today it again stands empty.
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Cummins Stockly House
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