Amos Judkins House

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Amos Judkins House
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Amos Judkins House is located in Massachusetts
Amos Judkins House
Amos Judkins House is located in the US
Amos Judkins House
Location 8 Central Ave., Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′22″N 71°12′23″W / 42.35611°N 71.20639°W / 42.35611; -71.20639Coordinates: 42°21′22″N 71°12′23″W / 42.35611°N 71.20639°W / 42.35611; -71.20639
Built 1884
Architectural style Queen Anne
MPS Newton MRA
NRHP reference # 86001846[1]
Added to NRHP September 04, 1986

The Amos Judkins House is a historic house at 8 Central Avenue in Newton, Massachusetts. The 2 1/2 story wood frame house was built c. 1884, and is an excellent and well-preserved example of Queen Anne styling. It has asymmetrical massing, anda variety of gables, projections, and recessed areas that add variety to its external appearance. The exterior is clad in part in clapboards, and in part with decoratively cut wood shingles. The focal point of the front porch is a gable-topped arch.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Amos Judkins House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-16.