House at 8 Park Street

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House at 8 Park Street
House at 8 Park Street, Wakefield MA.jpg
House at 8 Park Street is located in Massachusetts
House at 8 Park Street
House at 8 Park Street is located in the United States
House at 8 Park Street
Location8 Park St., Wakefield, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°30′23.05″N 71°4′15.17″W / 42.5064028°N 71.0708806°W / 42.5064028; -71.0708806Coordinates: 42°30′23.05″N 71°4′15.17″W / 42.5064028°N 71.0708806°W / 42.5064028; -71.0708806
Architectural styleItalianate
MPSWakefield MRA
NRHP reference #89000689 [1]
Added to NRHPJuly 06, 1989

The House at 8 Park Street, also known as the Dr. Joseph Poland House, is a historic house at 8 Park Street in Wakefield, Massachusetts. The ​2 12-story wood-frame house was built c. 1852 for Dr. Joseph Poland, who only briefly practiced in the town. The house is in a vernacular Italianate style, with a two-story ell on the rear and a porch on the right side. The house has elongated windows with entablatured surrounds. The porch and front portico are supported by turned columns with bracketed tops, the building corners are pilastered, and there are paired brackets found in the eaves and gable ends.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[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 House at 8 Park Street". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-02-05.