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Captain Fernando Wilcox House

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c. 1865. 488 Puncatest Neck Rd.

Here is yet another plain, bracketed Victorian house, in which “architecture” is left to the porch. Across its front pretty columnar supports raised on pedestals sprout more scroll-cut brackets stylized from botanical motifs. These, however, are more restrained, and therefore better attuned to the sobriety of what they decorate.

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


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William H. Jordy et al., "Captain Fernando Wilcox House", [Tiverton, 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, 487-487.

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