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 US
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
Built1847
Architectural styleGreek Revival
MPSTaunton MRA
NRHP reference #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 Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Stone House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-12.