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Twin Pond Farm (Beriah Collins House)

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Beriah Collins House
c. 1760, c. 1790, 1989. 142A Old Plainfield Pk. (pole 142; .8 mile east of Route 102)

This farmhouse undoubtedly started out as a two-and-one-half-story half house with an end chimney (now rebuilt), to which a one-and-one-half-story ell was added. The graduated siding of the front elevation is exceptional in the narrowness of the clapboards. All, however, is seriously compromised by an inappropriate modern addition.

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Twin Pond Farm (Beriah Collins House)", [Foster, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-FO17.

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