In this house, built for the chemical industrialist Mallinckrodt, the exuberant use of rustic field-stone on the first story walls is toned down by the finer wood trim around dormers, windows, and doors. The gambrel roof reaches out to become a canopy for the ample porches. The elaborately sculptural scheme of broken pediments, arched and elliptical windows, and wooden fan panels, perhaps suggesting a fancy farmhouse rather than a country mansion, make the house more successful as a hybrid of rustic and high style than any of its nearby neighbors.
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Edward Mallinckrodt Cottage
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