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Allen C. Mathewson House

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1870. 39 Mathewson Rd.

At the end of Jennys Lane, at the corner of Mathewson Road, is one of several houses in the vicinity once owned by Allen C. Mathewson. It is a well-preserved example of a cross-gabled bracketed cottage. In the late 1800s Mathewson did much to promote Barrington as a desirable residential suburb; the tower of St. John's Church was erected to his memory.

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Allen C. Mathewson House", [Barrington, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-BA14.

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