Creator

Anne W. Baker

Date Built

1680

Date of Restoration

1973

Date Moved or Destroyed

1973

Description

Anne Baker describes the historical significance of the Mott House and makes the case for its re-assembly to demonstrate the ways American domestic architecture has evolved. Baker describes what was uncovered while dismantling the Mott House, including evidence that the house had originally been a typical Rhode Island two-story "stone-ender." Detailed information on how the house was constructed and updated in each of its four stages.

Location

West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI

Document Type

Report

Rights

Documents and Images in the "Anne W. Baker Collection," at Roger Williams University Libraries Archives (Bristol, Rhode Island) may be protected under copyright law. They may only be used for educational, teaching, and learning purposes. If intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate copyright permissions.

Resource Type

pdf

Style/Period

stone-ender (17th century)

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