Godillot Place

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Godillot Place
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Godillot Place is located in Connecticut
Godillot Place
Godillot Place is located in the US
Godillot Place
Location 60, 65 Jesup Rd., Westport, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°8′25″N 73°21′35″W / 41.14028°N 73.35972°W / 41.14028; -73.35972Coordinates: 41°8′25″N 73°21′35″W / 41.14028°N 73.35972°W / 41.14028; -73.35972
Area 3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1879
Architect Palliser, Palliser & Co.
Architectural style Stick/Eastlake
NRHP reference # 77001396[1]
Added to NRHP August 29, 1977

Godillot Place is a historic country estate at 60 and 65 Jesup Road in Westport, Connecticut. The main house, now known as the Lyman Building, is Stick style structure, built c. 1880 around a core which is an 1804 farmhouse that now makes up the western section. The building has asymmetrical massing characteristic of the late 19th century, with a busy roofline that has projecting gable sections and dormers that have decorative shingling and overlaid Stick woodwork. Across the street from the main house stand a carriage house and barn that date to the time of the major alterations. The design has been attributed to Palliser, Palliser & Co., a New York City architectural pattern book publisher.[2]

The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ T. Robins Brown (September 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Godillot Place" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 10 photos, exterior and interior, from 1976