Kingston Hill Farm

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Kingston Hill Farm
KINGSTON HILL FARM, SOUTH KINGSTOWN, WASHINGTON COUNTY RI.jpg
Location South Kingstown, Rhode Island
Area 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Built 1810
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Early Republic
NRHP reference # 93000343 [1]
Added to NRHP May 7, 1993

The Kingston Hill Farm, also known as the Potter-Peckham Farm, is a historic farm at 549 Old North Road in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. The 20-acre (8.1 ha) farm is centered on a building complex with a c. 1810 1-1/2 story wood frame farmhouse, which follows a typical plan of five bays with a central chimney. Behind the house are a seed barn and wagon shed, both dating to the early 20th century. A family cemetery with 18th-century graves is located near the southern boundary of the property. The farm was first established by William Potter in the 1730s; by the early 18th century it came into the hands of Elisha Reynolds Potter, who operated it as a tenant farm. Potter tore down the original farmhouse and built the now-surviving smaller house.[2]

The farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Kingston Hill Farm" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-09-26.