Pelatiah Leete House

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Pelatiah Leete House
Pelatiah Leete House is located in Connecticut
Pelatiah Leete House
Nearest city Guilford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°15′55″N 72°43′28″W / 41.26528°N 72.72444°W / 41.26528; -72.72444Coordinates: 41°15′55″N 72°43′28″W / 41.26528°N 72.72444°W / 41.26528; -72.72444
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1710 (1710)
Architectural style Saltbox
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74002048[1]
Added to NRHP October 1, 1974

The Pelatiah Leete House is a historic house at 575 Leete's Island Road in Guilford, Connecticut, United States. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, five bays wide, with a large central chimney and a center entrance. The rear of the house has an extended leanto section, giving the house a classic New England colonial saltbox appearance. The house was built in 1710 by Pelatiah Leete, the grandson of William Leete, a governor of the New Haven Colony. It is the oldest surviving house of several in the area belong to members of the Leete family.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Pelatiah Leete House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-01-22.