Box Hill Estate

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Box Hill Estate
Box Hill Estate is located in New York
Box Hill Estate
Nearest city St. James, New York
Coordinates 40°53′22″N 73°10′36″W / 40.88944°N 73.17667°W / 40.88944; -73.17667Coordinates: 40°53′22″N 73°10′36″W / 40.88944°N 73.17667°W / 40.88944; -73.17667
Area 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Built 1885
Architect White, Stanford
Architectural style Neo-Colonial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001276[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 1973

Box Hill Estate is a national historic district located at St. James in Suffolk County, New York. The district encompasses an estate that includes five contributing buildings and one contributing structure. The estate house was the summer home of Stanford White. It was built in 1885 and is a rambling, multi-gabled structure surfaced in pebblestone dashed stucco. It features a one story verandah defined by a range of fluted columns. Also on the property are a contributing cottage, barn, carriage house, stable, and water tower.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Stephen Lash and Betty Exquelle (June 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Box Hill Estate". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-02-20.  See also: "Accompanying two photos".