Battell House

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Battell House
ReadingMA BattellHouse.jpg
Battell House is located in Massachusetts
Battell House
Location Reading, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°32′21″N 71°5′18″W / 42.53917°N 71.08833°W / 42.53917; -71.08833Coordinates: 42°32′21″N 71°5′18″W / 42.53917°N 71.08833°W / 42.53917; -71.08833
Built 1806
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
MPS Reading MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP July 19, 1984

The Battell House is an historic house located at 293 Haverhill Street in Reading, Massachusetts. This 2.5 story wood frame house was built c. 1806, and exhibits conservative Georgian-Federal transitional features. The gable ends have no returns, and the second-floor windows are smaller than those on the first floor, and nearly touch the eaves. The door surround is Federal in style, although parts of it are a later addition. The house is also noted for its occupation by Charles P. Battell, an American Civil War veteran.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Battell House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-02-18.