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Shingle Houses, Browning Beach

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Early 20th century. Card's Pond Rd.

Adjacent to Roy Carpenter's Beach is Browning Beach, a nature sanctuary. It offers a distant view of a fine row of four shingled cottages well above a wave-scooped beach, interrupted by one post World–War II modernist house. Unpretentious but modestly luxurious, they exemplify the ideals of the Craftsman movement at a high level of achievement, three of them allusively bungalows, one a chalet. They seem a world away from Roy Carpenter's populous enclave.

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Shingle Houses, Browning Beach", [South Kingstown, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-SK46.

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Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 395-395.

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