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Thomas Stafford Taylor House, 1305 Kingstown Road (State Route 138), Kingston, Washington County, RI

Thomas Stafford Taylor House, 1305 Kingstown Road (State Route 138), Kingston, Washington County, RI

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Summary

Significance: Similar to the Asa Potter House, this five-bay, two-story frame dwelling is representative of Kingston's grand houses that are covered by balustraded, hip roofs with monitors. The Taylor House was constructed on the site of Joseph Perkins's ca. 1775 dwelling. John Hagadorn later bought the property and his niece inherited it in 1817. Sometime after her marriage to Thomas Taylor in 1827, the old house was moved, becoming an ell to the newer building with its fanlight and door, and hip roof with a balustrade and monitor. The porch was added around 1880. (See Buildings of Rhode Island, p. 389)
Survey number: HABS RI-297
Building/structure dates: 1812 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Kingston (R.I.)41.48100, -71.52998
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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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