The proportions and modest roof pitch of this one-and-a-half-story cottage are essentially Greek Revival. The designer sought to make it Gothic Revival by adding sawed, open bargeboards running entirely around the house, a central wall gable, and finials at the gable ends. The front porch also is Gothic Revival, with latticework used to cover the pillars and as a horizontal band under the eaves. The windows in the gable ends became pointed by the addition of a louvered section above the normal double-hung window.
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