William E. Wells House

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William E. Wells House
William E. Wells House, September 2012
William E. Wells House is located in West Virginia
William E. Wells House
William E. Wells House is located in the US
William E. Wells House
Location 372 Virginia Terr., Newell, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°36′52.98″N 80°36′3.79″W / 40.6147167°N 80.6010528°W / 40.6147167; -80.6010528Coordinates: 40°36′52.98″N 80°36′3.79″W / 40.6147167°N 80.6010528°W / 40.6147167; -80.6010528
Area 5 acres
Built 1907
Architect Thayer and Thayer
Architectural style Colonial Revival
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP April 23, 2009

William E. Wells House is a historic home located at Newell, Hancock County, West Virginia. It was built in 1907 and extensively remodeled in 1934-1935. It is a three story Colonial Revival-style dwelling finished in locally-quarried rock-faced ashlar. It features a multiple-pitched slate roof. Also on the property are two garages (c. 1920), two stone entry portals (1907), and a stone sidewalk, portals, and walls (1907). William E. Wells was general manager of the Homer Laughlin Pottery Company.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 4/20/09 through 4/24/09. National Park Service. 2009-05-01. 
  2. ^ David L. Taylor (November 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: William E. Wells House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-04.