Bethune-Ayres House

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Bethune-Ayres House
Bethune-Ayres House is located in Idaho
Bethune-Ayres House
Nearest city Jerome, Idaho
Coordinates 42°41′0″N 114°21′50″W / 42.68333°N 114.36389°W / 42.68333; -114.36389Coordinates: 42°41′0″N 114°21′50″W / 42.68333°N 114.36389°W / 42.68333; -114.36389
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1920 (1920)
Governing body Private
MPS Lava Rock Structures in South Central Idaho TR
NRHP Reference # 83002318[1]
Added to NRHP September 8, 1983

The Bethune-Ayres House is a historic house located 8 miles (13 km) east of Jerome, Idaho. The lava rock house has a vernacular design which features concrete lintels and windowsills and a symmetrical front facade. The house was owned by local shepherd Peter G. Bethune and was likely also owned by a Captain Ayres.[2]

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 8, 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Inventory Sheet for Group Nominations: Bethune-Ayres House". Idaho State Historical Society. Retrieved December 29, 2013.