After the forcefulness of Mason's chalet, Dudley Newton's treatment seems pretty and petite. Newton seemed to specialize in this kind of one-and-one-half-story, mansarded cottage in the early 1870s. This summer house, built for a naval officer, is one of several he designed in this neighborhood. The area around the eaves is particularly ornate here with a dropped skirt of boards and half-round battens continuing up into the entry gable and finished at the bottom with a scalloped picket edge. Newton also designed the matching rear addition later in the decade.
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