Mason–Watkins House

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Mason–Watkins House
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Mason–Watkins House is located in New Hampshire
Mason–Watkins House
Mason–Watkins House is located in the US
Mason–Watkins House
Location RD # 2, Surry, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°59′12″N 72°20′18″W / 42.98667°N 72.33833°W / 42.98667; -72.33833Coordinates: 42°59′12″N 72°20′18″W / 42.98667°N 72.33833°W / 42.98667; -72.33833
Area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built 1832 (1832)
Architectural style Federal
NRHP reference # 82001670[1]
Added to NRHP March 11, 1982

The Mason–Watkins House is a historic house at the northwest corner of Old Walpole Road and Mine Ledge Road (RD #2, Box #316) in Surry, New Hampshire. The 2-1/2 story timber frame house was built in 1832, and is an example of the conservative persistence of Federal style architecture well after the Greek Revival had become popular in other parts of New England. The house is five bays wide, with a central chimney, and simple window casings. Interior woodworking is stylistically Federalist, drawing inspiration from Asher Benjamin's publications.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Mason–Watkins House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-04-19.