Building Address: 269 Beaver Dam Road

Section / Block / Lot:

Surveyor’s Name: Jayme Breschard

Survey Date: June 11, 2004

Building Type: residence

Owner’s Name: Richard and Constance Dayton

Building Name:   

Date of Construction: ca. 1915


Building Dimensions: 33’ x 48’

No. of Floors: 1 ½

Decorative Features: full-width façade (south) porch with flat roof and wide eaves and a closed rail with colonnettes and shingled piers, exposed purlins, wide eaves, and a wide gable dormer

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

Roof Style: side-gabled

Roofing Material(s): asphalt shingle, plain

Foundation: concrete

Window Style(s): bungalow windows (triple 2/1, 3/1, and 2/1) and triple casement windows (all 2/1)

No. of Entrances and Placement: centered slab door with lights on the south façade

Chimneys and Placement: interior slope pipe chimney

Condition: excellent

Architectural Integrity:
While most of the fenestration appears to be original, the roofing material has been replaced within the past decade. According to an illustration in the Town of Brookhaven’s Historic District Advisory Committee Guidelines Handbook, the building at 269 Beaver Dam Road had an “unusually patterned asphalt shingle roof.” The shingles are pictured in a diamond arrangement. They are presently set in a plain fashion.

Architectural Style: Craftsman Bungalow

The building at 269 Beaver Dam Road sits on the north side of the road with an open lawn in its front (south) lot. An allée of mature trees sits at the perimeter of this open lawn aside Beaver Dam Road. A gravel north-south drive runs along the west elevation of the building and continues to an unrelated private residence in the rear (north) lot.

Historical Information:

Town of Brookhaven Historic District Advisory Committee Guidelines Handbook. Town of Brookhaven: New York, 1990.

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

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