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Robert S. Burrough House

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c. 1816, John Holden Greene. 6 Cooke St.
  • (Photograph by Patricia Lynette Searl)
  • (Damie Stillman)
  • (Photograph by Patricia Lynette Searl)

A “real” Federal house, this has the era's distinctive monitor-on-hip roof (with balustrades at the eaves of both), wooden quoining, and a modified Palladian-motif entrance with broad elliptical fanlight and side lights and attenuated ornamentation.

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


What's Nearby


William H. Jordy et al., "Robert S. Burrough House", [Providence, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 117-117.

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