Samuel Corning House

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Samuel Corning House
BeverlyMA SamuelCorningHouse.jpg
Samuel Corning House is located in Massachusetts
Samuel Corning House
Samuel Corning House is located in the United States
Samuel Corning House
LocationBeverly, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°34′49″N 70°50′23″W / 42.58028°N 70.83972°W / 42.58028; -70.83972Coordinates: 42°34′49″N 70°50′23″W / 42.58028°N 70.83972°W / 42.58028; -70.83972
Architectural styleColonial, Other
MPSFirst Period Buildings of Eastern Massachusetts TR
NRHP reference #90000196 [1]
Added to NRHPMarch 9, 1990

The Samuel Corning House is a historic First Period house at 87 Hull Street in Beverly, Massachusetts. It is a 2.5 story five bay house with a central chimney that was apparently built in stages, and is also notable for early 20th century preservation actions. The first portion, to the right of the chimney, was built c. 1700 as a typical First Period two story single cell structure. Around 1720 the left side was built, and a leanto section was added to the back at a somewhat later date.

John Singer Sargent (1856–1925). Quincy Adams Shaw McKean, 1917

The house was purchased in 1920 by Quincy Adams Shaw McKean, who made it a part of a Colonial Revival complex he and his wife had built on their 54-acre (22 ha) estate.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Samuel Corning House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-11.