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Hearthside, Great Road, Saylesville, Kent County, RI

Hearthside, Great Road, Saylesville, Kent County, RI

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Summary

Significance: Hearthside was constructed by Stephen H. Smith, owner of the Butterfly Mill and a Blackstone Canal commissioner. It is a vernacular expression of Federal-period design with a two-story portico, square columns, ogee gables, and a curving dormer. Fenestration in the dormer evokes the three-part Palladian window form using a wheel (round) window over a door as the central component. The interior is noted for its wainscoting, marble fireplaces, and spiral stair.
Survey number: HABS RI-47
Building/structure dates: ca. 1811 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73000069

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

kent county41.65791, -71.71480
Google Map of 41.6579147, -71.7147951
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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