Ballou House

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Ballou House
LincolnRI BallouHouse.jpg
Ballou House is located in Rhode Island
Ballou House
Ballou House is located in the US
Ballou House
Location Lincoln, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°56′48″N 71°28′21″W / 41.94667°N 71.47250°W / 41.94667; -71.47250Coordinates: 41°56′48″N 71°28′21″W / 41.94667°N 71.47250°W / 41.94667; -71.47250
Built 1782
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Federal
MPS Lincoln MRA
NRHP Reference # 84001908 [1]
Added to NRHP August 30, 1984

The Ballou House is an historic house on Albion Road in Lincoln, Rhode Island. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, five bays wide, with a large central chimney. A single-story gable-roof wing (estimated to be 19th century in origin) extends to the east, and a 20th-century gambrel-roofed ell extends to the north. The house was probably built c. 1782 by Moses Ballou, from one of the first families to settle in the area, and was owned by his descendants through most of the 19th century.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 30, 1984.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Historic Resources of Lincoln (PDF pages 31-32)" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-10-16.