Rev. Francis E. Clark House

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Clark House
NewtonMA ClarkHouse.jpg
Rev. Francis E. Clark House is located in Massachusetts
Rev. Francis E. Clark House
Location 379 Central St., Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′28.8″N 71°15′17.7″W / 42.341333°N 71.254917°W / 42.341333; -71.254917Coordinates: 42°20′28.8″N 71°15′17.7″W / 42.341333°N 71.254917°W / 42.341333; -71.254917
Built 1895
Architectural style Shingle Style
Governing body Private
MPS Newton MRA
NRHP Reference # 86001785[1]
Added to NRHP September 04, 1986

The Clark House, also known as the Rev. Francis E. Clark House, is an historic house at located at 379 Central Street in the village of Auburndale in Newton, Massachusetts. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, with a cross-gable configuration that has a large circular three-story tower at the corner, topped by a conical roof. It has a variety of gables, projections, and window shapes and placement, characteristics of the Queen Anne style of architecture.[2] It was built in 1895 for Rev. Francis Edward Clark, founder of the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavour. On September 4, 1986, the house was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1][3]

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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 Clark House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2015-06-02. 
  3. ^ Final Study Report, Jan. 2005, Auburndale Local Historic District, p. 5
The Rev. Francis E. Clark, 1895 photograph