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Kitt Matteson Tavern

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1741; raised porch a later addition. 58 Weaver Hill Rd. (.2 mile beyond I-95 underpass)

A sloping site gives this five-bay, central-chimney house two and one-half stories uphill, three and one-half down. Sturdy and plain, it typifies the most prosperous West Greenwich architecture, here magnified by a generous site with rolling fields and fine nineteenth-century shingled barns and outbuildings. It continues to command a fork known locally as Kitt's Corner.

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Author: 
William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Kitt Matteson Tavern", [West Greenwich, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-WG1.

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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, 343-343.

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