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North Church Street Houses

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1892 and 1911. 1911 and 1928 N. Church St.
  • 1911 N. Church
  • 1911 N. Church
  • 1911 N. Church
  • 1911 N. Church
  • 1928 N. Church
  • 1928 N. Church

Two houses on N. Church Street are particularly representative of the town's eras of prosperity. At 1911 N. Church a huge addition in 1892 transformed the original house of 1855 into a lively Queen Anne composition with asymmetrical massing, varied rooflines, an octagonal side tower with a conical roof, and different materials—here weatherboards and shingles. A one-story Ionic-columned porch wraps the front and sides of the house. More modest and typical of middle-class housing of the early twentieth century is the L-shaped wooden house of 1911 at 1928 N. Church. Its single-story entrance porch in the reentrant angle is supported by classical columns that have lost the decorative elements of their capitals. The low-pitched roof is hipped on the front section and large-paned two-over-two windows light the interior.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee

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