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Samuel Woodward House (Onarock)

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Onarock
1896, J. D. Johnston, 105 Walcott Ave.

Johnston uses a low hipped roof to cap his horizontal composition and harmoniously unite the house with the rocky crest on which it sits. The planarity of the facade and the simple mass and angled placement of one wing with its rounded tower suggest Johnston's typical restraint.

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Samuel Woodward House (Onarock)", [Jamestown, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-JA37.

Print Source

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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