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Richard E. Putney House

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1836. 4406 Malden Dr.
  • West elevation

Easily Malden's most imposing early house, this two-story brick structure, painted white, recalls Federal precedents. Windows show proper diminution between first and second floors, and an arched fanlight caps the doorway centering the five-bay facade. Dr. Putney, the builder, married a daughter of one of the prominent salt manufacturers.

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Author: 
S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Richard E. Putney House", [Charleston, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-KA3.

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