John Souther House

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John Souther House
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John Souther House
John Souther House is located in Massachusetts
John Souther House
John Souther House is located in the US
John Souther House
Location 43 Fairmont St., Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′59″N 71°11′24″W / 42.34972°N 71.19000°W / 42.34972; -71.19000Coordinates: 42°20′59″N 71°11′24″W / 42.34972°N 71.19000°W / 42.34972; -71.19000
Built 1883
Architectural style Queen Anne
MPS Newton MRA
NRHP Reference # 86001883[1]
Added to NRHP September 04, 1986

The John Souther House is a historic house at 43 Fairmont Street in Newton, Massachusetts. The 2-1/2 story wood frame house was built c. 1883 and is a well-preserved high style Queen Anne Victorian house. Its basically rectangular shape is rendered distinctive by varied size and placement of gable dormers, projecting sections, a turret, and rounded wall sections. Decoratively cut shingles are used to add texture to wall surfaces, the porch is ornately decorated. The property includes a period carriage house.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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 John Souther House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-21.