In contrast to the ornate styles of its neighbors, this stone house for stonemason John Ball is finished with a smooth plaster surface. It resembles vernacular house forms found mainly in the Alsatian community of Castroville ( CJ1) that feature shuttered double doors flanked by shuttered windows on the facade. The front plane of the simple gable roof extends to cover the front porch to provide a shaded entrance and is supported by simple wooden posts.
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John Ball House
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