West Sutton Historic District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from West Sutton, Massachusetts)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
West Sutton Historic District
West Sutton Cemetery, West Sutton MA.jpg
West Sutton Cemetery
West Sutton Historic District is located in Massachusetts
West Sutton Historic District
West Sutton Historic District is located in the United States
West Sutton Historic District
LocationSutton, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°7′2″N 71°48′11″W / 42.11722°N 71.80306°W / 42.11722; -71.80306Coordinates: 42°7′2″N 71°48′11″W / 42.11722°N 71.80306°W / 42.11722; -71.80306
Area460 acres (190 ha)
Built1721
Architectural styleFederal, Greek Revival
NRHP reference #01000871 [1]
Added to NRHPAugust 8, 2001

The West Sutton Historic District encompasses the rural southwestern section of Sutton, Massachusetts, including the rural village of West Sutton, which stretches along Central Turnpike from Manchaug Road to the Oxford town line. Most of its 460 acres (190 ha) are taken up by farmsteads and the associated agricultural lands. The village, which consists primarily of residential properties from the 18th and 19th centuries, also includes a church, cemetery, former tavern, former school, and evidence of an early industrial past, including one extant sawmill which dates to 1831.[2]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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 West Sutton Historic District". Retrieved 2014-03-13.