Stone House (Taunton, Massachusetts)

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Stone House
Stone House, Taunton MA.jpg
15-17 Plain Street
Stone House (Taunton, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
Stone House (Taunton, Massachusetts)
Stone House (Taunton, Massachusetts) is located in the United States
Stone House (Taunton, Massachusetts)
LocationTaunton, Massachusetts
Coordinates41°53′5″N 71°5′17″W / 41.88472°N 71.08806°W / 41.88472; -71.08806Coordinates: 41°53′5″N 71°5′17″W / 41.88472°N 71.08806°W / 41.88472; -71.08806
Architectural styleGreek Revival
MPSTaunton MRA
NRHP reference No.84002219 [1]
Added to NRHPJuly 5, 1984

The Stone House is an historic house at 15-17 Plain Street in Taunton, Massachusetts. Built in 1847, this 2-1/2 story stone structure is one of only two stone houses built in Taunton in the 19th century. Its walls are fashioned out of coursed granite, and it has a single-story porch across its front facade, supported by stone piers. It was operated as a hostelry for seamen in the employ of some of Taunton's shipping magnates.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Stone House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-12.