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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

135 John Street

Current Name

Address

135 John Street

Tax Parcel

1114_17.02_44

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Machine Shingles

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/2/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

SE corner of Quarry and John Streets. Shaded and wooded lot with front porch of house immediately adjacent to sidewalk.

Description

The two story shingled building on a raised foundation is now a two family residence with the second entrance in a one story vestibule extension on the north side. The four bay main gabled block has its ridge parallel to John Street. The one over one windows (replacements) are laid out in two groupings with a slightly greater spacing between the two center units. The transomed original front entrance is on the right side of a concrete porch with ornamental metal columns supporting the shallow hip roof. The one story extension off the rear protrudes past the two story block on the south side wrapping the corner for half the depth of that block. The side elevation windows are irregular.


HISTORY

Built

1850

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This house is one of the oldest in Witherspoon-Jackson, and is indicated on the 1852 map. Barn at #131 John St. associated with property.

Sources

Map data.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
West and north elevations, as seen from the intersection with Quarry Street


2015 Photo
West (main) elevation


2015 Photo
West and south elevations


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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