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Proctor House, Jeffrey's Neck Road (moved from South Main Street, abutting Choate Bridge), Ipswich, Essex County, MA

Proctor House, Jeffrey's Neck Road (moved from South Main Street, abutting Choate Bridge), Ipswich, Essex County, MA

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Summary

Significance: Now part of the Ross Tavern site, the Proctor House represents early New England architectural expression. Historian Abbott Lowell Cummings cites "the cyma molded overhanging girt, the crease molded coverboard, the crease molded dentils, and red paint as signposts of a distinctly elegant, regional school of seventeenth-century architecture."
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-109
Survey number: HABS MA-322

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter
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Location

Ipswich (Mass.)42.69557, -70.89420
Google Map of 42.6955673, -70.8941979
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Library of Congress
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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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