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Captain E. V. MacCawley House (Mist)

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Mist
1889 and later, J. D. Johnston. 210 Racquet Rd. (at Walcott Rd.)

This long, narrow Shingle Style gambrel with a saltbox to the rear is fronted by an inset porch on skinny paired columns facing the water and centered with a window on either side. Later L-shaped additions of a gabled piece, then another gambrel, straightforwardly butt and jog against and from one another as semi-independent elements around a rock outcrop. The directness with which these additions were made and the resulting picturesqueness recall similar frankness in houses typical of Little Compton.

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Captain E. V. MacCawley House (Mist)", [Jamestown, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-JA35.

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Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 601-601.

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