Charles H. Norton House

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Charles H. Norton House
Charles H. Norton House, Plainville (Hartford County, Connecticut).jpg
Charles H. Norton House in 1975
Charles H. Norton House is located in Connecticut
Charles H. Norton House
Location 132 Redstone Hill, Plainville, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°39′32.19″N 72°53′5.83″W / 41.6589417°N 72.8849528°W / 41.6589417; -72.8849528Coordinates: 41°39′32.19″N 72°53′5.83″W / 41.6589417°N 72.8849528°W / 41.6589417; -72.8849528
Built 1922
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76002139
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 11, 1976[1]
Designated NHL May 11, 1976[2]

Charles H. Norton House (also known as Sharpenhoe) in Plainville, Connecticut, was the home of the inventor and machinist Charles Hotchkiss Norton, born November 23, 1851 in Plainville. Norton designed heavy-duty precision grinding machines important for development of the automobile industry. The Georgian revival house was built in 1922 and Norton lived there until his death in 1942.[3] The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Charles H. Norton House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-03. 
  3. ^ a b ["Charles H. Norton House", August 1975, by James Sheire PDF (402 KB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination"]. National Park Service. 1975-08. 
  4. ^ [Charles H. Norton House--Accompanying 1 photo, exterior, from 1975. PDF (340 KB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination"]. National Park Service. 1975-08.