Building Address: 2 Circuit Road
Section / Block / Lot:
Surveyor’s Name: Jayme Breschard
Survey Date: July 7, 2004
Building Type: residence
Owner’s Name: Mamie and Alice Bedinger
Date of Construction: ca. 1933 – 1941
Building Dimensions: 53’ x 44’
No. of Floors: 1 ½
Decorative Features: partial porch on east façade with a closed rail, wood piers and turned posts, centered shed dormers, and diamond pane windows
Roof Style: hipped
Roofing Material(s): asphalt shingle, plain
Foundation: stucco (over masonry)
Window Style(s): foundation, triple and single six-over-six double-hung sash, paired Queen Anne, and sliding windows
No. of Entrances and Placement: centered glass door on east façade and rear entry
Chimneys and Placement: interior brick slope chimney
Architectural Integrity: Sometime after 1941, the garage was moved (or rebuilt) closer to Bayview Street and the building’s rear. An extension was also placed on the rear one-story room (indicated by differing wall treatment). All fenestration is new.
Architectural Style: Hipped Bungalow
Description: The building at 2 Circuit Road sits on the corner of Circuit Road and Bayview Street, with its façade (east) on Circuit Road. An asphalt drive runs north-south from Bayview Street to a one-story hipped garage in the rear (west) lot. The garage is covered with asbestos shingles, has a paneled roll-up garage door, and an asphalt shingle roof.
Historical Information: The building presently at 2 Circuit Road remains largely intact since construction, sometime between October, 1933 and December, 1941, according to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps.
The building is one of many small cottages and bungalows that crop up in a section of Bellport Village, north of South Country Road, on a December, 1941 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map.
Gottfried, Herbert and Jan Jennings. American Vernacular Design, 1870-1940. New
York: Van Norstrand Reinhold, 1985.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. Bellport, New York: March 1910, December 1920, October
1933, and December 1941; available from http://ezproxy.library.cornell.edu:2972/; Internet; accessed 19 July 2004.