Sutton House (St. Georges, Delaware)

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Sutton House
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Sutton House, December 2011
Sutton House (St. Georges, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Sutton House (St. Georges, Delaware)
Sutton House (St. Georges, Delaware) is located in the US
Sutton House (St. Georges, Delaware)
Location 10 Delaware St., St. Georges, Delaware
Coordinates 39°33′21″N 75°39′00″W / 39.55578°N 75.64991°W / 39.55578; -75.64991Coordinates: 39°33′21″N 75°39′00″W / 39.55578°N 75.64991°W / 39.55578; -75.64991
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built c. 1794 (1794), c. 1815
NRHP Reference # 73000542[1]
Added to NRHP April 24, 1973

Sutton House is a historic home located at St. Georges, New Castle County, Delaware. The original section was built about 1794, with the main section completed about 1815. It is a 2 1/2-story, three bay brick dwelling with a lower rear wing. It has a gable roof. The front facade features a semicircular fanlight over the main entrance and there is a two-story porch on the rear wing.[2]

The house was built for Dr. James M. Sutton, whose family continued to live there for generations.[3] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1] It is located in the North Saint Georges Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Rosemary Troy and Vincent Rogers (July 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Sutton House" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying six photos
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). The Ocean Highway: New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida. Works Progress Administration. p. 17.