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Cornelia C. Abbott House (Londonderry)

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Londonderry
19th century, c. 1925. 560 West Main Rd.

Londonderry is a superb example of the penchant among Little Compton residents, during the Colonial Revival of the 1920s and 1930s especially, for enlarging plain, shingled eighteenth- and nineteenth-century farmhouses by picturesque shingled accretions in a rambling composition, and embowering the whole in a lavish flower garden.

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Author: 
William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Cornelia C. Abbott House (Londonderry)", [Little Compton, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-LC8.

Print Source

Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 492-492.

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