James Noyes House

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The James Noyes House
James Noyes House
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James Noyes House is located in Massachusetts
James Noyes House
James Noyes House is located in the United States
James Noyes House
Location7 Parker Street, Newbury, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°47′51″N 70°51′46″W / 42.79750°N 70.86278°W / 42.79750; -70.86278Coordinates: 42°47′51″N 70°51′46″W / 42.79750°N 70.86278°W / 42.79750; -70.86278
Builtca. 1646
Architectural styleColonial, Other
MPSFirst Period Buildings of Eastern Massachusetts TR
NRHP reference #90000246 [1]
Added to NRHPMarch 9, 1990

The James Noyes House is a historic First Period house at 7 Parker Street in Newbury, Massachusetts, USA. The house was built by the Reverend James Noyes, a Reformed pastor, who arrived in Newbury after landing in Ipswich in the mid-17th century.[2] The Noyes family came from Wiltshire in England. The house dates from about 1646. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

The main block of the house is a ​2 12-story wood-frame structure, five bays wide, with a large central chimney. When the house was first built, it was only a single room deep; around 1800 a ​2 12-story cross-gable ell was added to the rear, which was further extended by a ​1 12-story ell later in the 19th century. The interior rooms of the main block have Federal period styling, probably dating to the time of the first addition.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
  2. ^ Horatio Nathaniel Noyes, Noyes' genealogy: Record of a branch of the descendants of Rev. James Noyes, Newbury, 1634-1656 (1889)
  3. ^ "MACRIS inventory record and NRHP nomination for James Noyes House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2015-04-23.
The house in 2012