Thomas Sutton House

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Thomas Sutton House
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Location Florio Road, Woodland Beach, Delaware
Coordinates 39°19′31″N75°30′22″W / 39.32528°N 75.50611°W / 39.32528; -75.50611 Coordinates: 39°19′31″N75°30′22″W / 39.32528°N 75.50611°W / 39.32528; -75.50611
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1733 (1733)
NRHP reference # 73000505 [1]
Added to NRHP April 11, 1973

Thomas Sutton House, also known as the House on Game Preserve, is a historic home located at Woodland Beach, Kent County, Delaware. It was built about 1733, and is a two-story stuccoed brick house, constructed on a single pile, hall and parlor plan. It has a lower two-story wing that extends the axis of the main house. It serves as a residence and office for the personnel of the Woodland Beach Wildlife Area. [2]

Woodland Beach, Delaware Unincorporated community in Delaware, United States

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Kent County, Delaware County in the United States

Kent County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Delaware. As of the 2010 census, the population was 162,310, making it the least populous county in Delaware. The county seat is Dover, the state capital of Delaware. It is named for Kent, an English county.

Stucco material made of aggregates, a binder, and water

Stucco or render is a material made of aggregates, a binder, and water. Stucco is applied wet and hardens to a very dense solid. It is used as a decorative coating for walls and ceilings, and as a sculptural and artistic material in architecture. Stucco may be used to cover less visually appealing construction materials, such as metal, concrete, cinder block, or clay brick and adobe.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. [1]

National Register of Historic Places federal list of historic sites in the United States

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