William R. Jones House

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William R. Jones House
William R. Jones House - 307 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA - IMG 4138.JPG
William R. Jones House is located in Massachusetts
William R. Jones House
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°22′12.3″N 71°06′22.9″W / 42.370083°N 71.106361°W / 42.370083; -71.106361Coordinates: 42°22′12.3″N 71°06′22.9″W / 42.370083°N 71.106361°W / 42.370083; -71.106361
Built 1865
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body Private
MPS Cambridge MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP June 30, 1983

The William R. Jones House is an historic house at 307 Harvard Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The 2.5 story wood frame house was built c. 1865 for William R. Jones, a soap manufacturer. The Second Empire house has a rare example in Cambridge of a curvilinear front gable, in which is an oculus window. The front facade is sided in flushboard, giving the appearance of ashlar stone.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for William R. Jones House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-20.