Luman Andrews House

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Luman Andrews House
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Luman Andrews House is located in Connecticut
Luman Andrews House
Location 469 Andrews St., Southington, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°37′23″N 72°49′52″W / 41.62306°N 72.83111°W / 41.62306; -72.83111Coordinates: 41°37′23″N 72°49′52″W / 41.62306°N 72.83111°W / 41.62306; -72.83111
Area 1.8 acres (0.73 ha)
Built 1745
Architectural style Greek Revival, Colonial, New England Colonial
Governing body Private
MPS Colonial Houses of Southington TR
NRHP Reference # 88003095[1]
Added to NRHP January 19, 1989

The Luman Andrews House is a historic house at 469 Andrews Street in Southington, Connecticut. The house was built in 1745 by Nathaniel Messenger as a 2-1/2 story four bay wood frame structure, and had a 5th bay added in 1795. Greek Revival trim, including the pilasters and entablature framing its doorway, was added in the early 19th century.[2] A quarry on the site was the source of volcanic rock used in Portland cement during the 1830s and 1840s.[2]

The 1.8-acre (0.73 ha) property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1] It is one of 25 early houses in Southington that were covered in a Multiple Property Submission study.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b Elizabeth C. Kopek (October 1988). "Connecticut Historic Resources Inventory: Luman Andrews House". National Park Service. Retrieved 9 October 2010.  and Accompanying photo, exterior, from 1986
  3. ^ Gregory Andrews and Doris Sherrow (June 1, 1988). "Colonial Houses of Southington Thematic Resources". National Park Service. Retrieved 10 October 2010.