Jacob Stanton House

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Jacob Stanton House
WinchesterMA JacobStantonHouse.jpg
Jacob Stanton House is located in Massachusetts
Jacob Stanton House
Jacob Stanton House is located in the US
Jacob Stanton House
Location Winchester, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°26′59″N 71°8′4″W / 42.44972°N 71.13444°W / 42.44972; -71.13444Coordinates: 42°26′59″N 71°8′4″W / 42.44972°N 71.13444°W / 42.44972; -71.13444
Built 1840
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Greek Revival
MPS Winchester MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP July 5, 1989

The Jacob Stanton House is a historic house at 21 Washington Street in Winchester, Massachusetts, United States. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame house with a gabled front portico supported by two-story smooth columns. The main facade and the gable end are finished in flushboarding, and the second-story balcony features an ironwork railing. The house was built c. 1840 by Deacon Nathan Brooks Johnson, a local blacksmith who may have made the balcony railings. It is Winchester's only high-style temple-front Greek Revival house. After Johnson's death it was purchased by Jacob Stanton, who built the Brown & Stanton Block in downtown Winchester.[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 Jacob Stanton House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-17.