John Wells Jr. House

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John Wells Jr. House
John Wells, Jr. House in West Hartford, August 16, 2008.jpg
John Wells Jr. House in 2008
John Wells Jr. House is located in Connecticut
John Wells Jr. House
John Wells Jr. House is located in the US
John Wells Jr. House
Location 505 Mountain Road, West Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°46′42″N 72°45′59″W / 41.77833°N 72.76639°W / 41.77833; -72.76639Coordinates: 41°46′42″N 72°45′59″W / 41.77833°N 72.76639°W / 41.77833; -72.76639
Area 6.9 acres (2.8 ha)
Built 1766
Architectural style Colonial
MPS Eighteenth-Century Houses of West Hartford TR
NRHP Reference # 86002025[1]
Added to NRHP September 10, 1986

The John Wells Jr. House is a historic house at 505 Mountain Road in West Hartford, Connecticut. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, five bays wide, with a large central chimney, and a centered entrance. The second floor hangs slightly over the first, and the house is finished in clapboards. The oldest portion of this house was probably built c. 1766 by John Wells Jr. on land given to him by his father. It is one of the oldest houses in West Hartford.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 10, 1986.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for John Wells Jr. House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-12-06.