Building Address: 260 Beaver Dam Road

Section / Block / Lot:   

Surveyor’s Name: Jayme Breschard

Survey Date: June 1, 2004

Building Type: residence

Owner’s Name: Saint James Episcopal Church

Building Name:   

Date of Construction: ca. 1930

Architect:  

Building Dimensions: 29’ x 52’

No. of Floors: 2

Decorative Features: vertical plank shutters, gable louvers, and boxed eaves

Siding Material(s): painted wood shingle, sawed, coursed

Roof Style: side-gabled roof

Roofing Material(s): asphalt shingle, plain

Foundation: The central unit has a poured concrete foundation. The screened porch addition, on the north façade, has wooden piers.

Window Style(s): one-over-one double-hung sash and six-over-six double-hung sash windows

No. of Entrances and Placement: There is one entrance on the north façade (screened porch), another on the west elevation, and two shed-roofed entrances with a closed rail on the south elevation.

Chimneys and Placement: exterior rear (south) end-wall chimney composed of concrete block

Condition: good

Architectural Integrity: Screened and enclosed porch additions on the façade (north) and west elevation, respectively.

Architectural Style:  Suburban Cottage

Description:
Side-gabled outbuilding with concrete foundation located in the rear (south) lot with wood shingles covering the west façade and flush board siding on the other three elevations. The roof is asphalt shingle, set in a plain fashion. The door on the façade is half-glazed with plain trim.

Historical Information:
According to current resident, Saint James Episcopal Church acquired the building and property ca. 1960. Before this time, the building was privately owned.

Source:
Gottfried, Herbert and Jan Jennings. American Vernacular Design, 1870-1940. New York: Van Norstrand Reinhold, 1985.

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