Francis Brooks House

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Francis Brooks House
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Francis Brooks House is located in Massachusetts
Francis Brooks House
Location Reading, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°31′10.02″N 71°6′42.95″W / 42.5194500°N 71.1119306°W / 42.5194500; -71.1119306Coordinates: 42°31′10.02″N 71°6′42.95″W / 42.5194500°N 71.1119306°W / 42.5194500; -71.1119306
Built 1887
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Stick/Eastlake, Queen Anne
Governing body Private
MPS Reading MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP July 19, 1984

The Francis Brooks House is a historic house at 78-80 Prescott Street in Reading, Massachusetts. This 2.5 story wood frame house was built c. 1887-88 by Francis E. Brooks, a local entrepreneur involved in a range of businesses. The house is one of Reading's finest Queen Anne/Stick style houses, with sunburst decorations, jigsaw trim decoration, and decorative shingle bands.[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 Francis Brooks House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-02-19.