Ginery Twichell House

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Ginery Twichell House
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Ginery Twichell House is located in Massachusetts
Ginery Twichell House
Ginery Twichell House is located in the US
Ginery Twichell House
Location 17 Kent St., Brookline, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°19′59.34″N 71°7′5.08″W / 42.3331500°N 71.1180778°W / 42.3331500; -71.1180778Coordinates: 42°19′59.34″N 71°7′5.08″W / 42.3331500°N 71.1180778°W / 42.3331500; -71.1180778
Architectural style Greek Revival, Italianate
MPS Brookline MRA
NRHP Reference # 85003240[1]
Added to NRHP October 17, 1985

The Ginery Twichell House is a historic house at 17 Kent Street in Brookline, Massachusetts. The 2 12-story wood-frame house was built c. 1844–55 by Ginery Twichell, a leading Massachusetts politician, as well as a nationally prominent stagecoach and railroad owner. Twichell lived at 40 Kent Street. The house is a well-preserved example of transitional Greek Revival-Italianate styling. Its massing and roofline are typically Greek Revival, but its gable ends and eaves have doubled brackets, and its windows are capped by scrollwork decoration.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 Ginery Twichell House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-05-22.