Thomas W. Jones House
|Location||34 Warren St., Stoneham, Massachusetts|
|Architectural style||Second Empire|
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|Added to NRHP||April 13, 1984|
The Thomas W. Jones House is a historic house at 34 Warren Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. It is Stoneham's best preserved Second Empire house, preserving significant external details, and its carriage house. The two-story wood-frame house has a T shape, and features a bracketed porch and cornice, gable screens, paneled pilasters, and oriel windows. The house was built for Thomas W. Jones, who built the last major shoe factory in Stoneham.
Stoneham is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, nine miles north of downtown Boston. Its population was 21,437 at the 2010 census, and its proximity to major highways and public transportation offer convenient access to Boston and the North Shore coastal region and beaches of Massachusetts. The town is the birthplace of Olympic figure-skating medalist Nancy Kerrigan and is the home of the Stone Zoo.
The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
This is a list of properties and historic districts in Stoneham, Massachusetts, that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This is a listing of places in Middlesex County in the U.S. state of Massachusetts that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. With more than 1,300 listings, the county has more listings than any other county in the United States.
The William Bryant Octagon House is an historic octagon house located at 2 Spring Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built about 1851, it is the best-preserved of three such houses built in the town in the 1850s. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The South School is a historic school building at 9–11 Gerry Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. It is the best preserved 19th century schoolhouse in Stoneham. The two-story wood-frame building housed two classrooms on each of its two floors, and was built c. 1857–58, at a time when many schoolhouses in the state were typically single story buildings with one or two classrooms. The building saw academic use well into the 20th century before being converted to other uses. It has retained its basic form, as well exterior Italianate features.
The Jonathan Green House is a historic Colonial American house, built c. 1700–1720. It is located at 63 Perkins Street, Stoneham, Massachusetts. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. It is one of the oldest structures in Stoneham, and one of only two structures in Stoneham preserving a nearly intact early eighteenth century form.
The C.H. Brown Cottage is a historic house at 34 Wright Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Probably built in the 1830s, it is a well-preserved example of worker housing built for employees of local shoe factories. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The Samuel Chamberlain House is a historic house at 3 Winthrop Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1864, it is one of three well preserved Italianate side-hall style houses in Stoneham. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The George Cowdrey House is a historic house at 42 High Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. It was built about 1865 for George Cowdrey, a local shoe manufacturer and state legislator, and is one of the town's finest examples of residential Second Empire architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The Blake Daniels Cottage is a historic house at 111–113 Elm Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built in 1860, it is a good example of a Greek Revival worker's residence, with an older wing that may have housed the manufactory of shoe lasts. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The Amasa Farrier House is a historic house at 55 Central Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1865, this two-story wood-frame house is a well-preserved Italianate villa, with pilastered corner boards and a nearly flat roof with a deep overhanging cornice studded with paired brackets. The house was built for Amasa Farrier, the town's surveyor and landscape designer.
The Michael Foley Cottage is a historic house at 14 Emerson Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. It is a remarkably well preserved instance of a worker's cottage, built c. 1855. It was occupied until the 1870s by Michael Foley, a shoemaker who may have worked at the nearby Tidd shoe factory. It is a two-story wood frame structure, with a front-gable roof, clapboard siding, and granite foundation. Its front facade has three narrow bays on the first floor and two on the second, with the entrance in the rightmost bay. Decorative woodwork is minimal.
The Walter K. Foster House is a historic house at 57 Central Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1870, it is one of three surviving Italianate side hall entry houses in Stoneham. Notable features include paneled pilasters on the corners and ornate decorative brackets above them. The doorway is also topped by a heavy decorated hood. Walter K. Foster was an inventor and owner of a pencil sharpener factory.
The Charles Gill House is a historic house at 76 Pleasant Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. It is one of three well preserved Second Empire worker's cottages in Stoneham. It was built c. 1860 for Charles Gill, a shoemaker. The house as two stories, the upper one under a mansard roof, with single-window dormers topped by segmented-arches piercing the steeper roof line. The house follows a basic side hall plan, except there is a projecting ell to the right, with a porch in the crook of the ell.
The Benjamin Hibbard Residence is a historic house at 5-7 Gerry Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States. It is one of a few well-preserved 19th-century double houses in Stoneham. The two-story wood-frame house was built c. 1850, and features double brackets along its cornice, pilastered corners, and a decorated porch covering the twin entrances in the center of the main facade. The house is typical of modest worker residences built at that time. Its only well-documented occupant, Benjamin Hibbard, was a carriage driver in the 1870s and 1880s.
The House at 269 Green Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts is a well-preserved Greek Revival cottage with unusual layout. Unlike most small Greek Revival houses, the roof slope faces front, and shelters a cutaway porch supported by square Tuscan columns. Built c. 1810, it has typical Greek Revival features, including corner pilasters and an entry framed by sidelight windows. Several houses of this type were built in Stoneham; this one is the best-preserved.
The House at 114 Marble Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts is a well-preserved Gothic Victorian cottage, built c. 1850. It is a 1.5 story wood frame house with a rear ell, sheathed in wooden clapboards. It has a front gable centered over the main entry, which features turned posts and balusters, and a Stick-style valance. Windows in the gable ends have pointed arches characteristic of the style. The front gable is decorated with vergeboard.
The House at 107 William Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts, is a well-preserved early Greek Revival cottage. Built in the 1820s, it is a 1-1/2 story wood frame house, five bays wide, with a side gable roof, clapboard siding, and a granite foundation. It has a projecting central entry and an ell on its east side, set on a brick foundation. The ell has a second entry, indicating it may have been used as a shop. The main entry has sidelights, and both entries have a narrow transom. It is one of a small number of surviving buildings of a larger cluster that once stood near the junction of William and Main Streets.
The John Jones House is a historic house at 1 Winthrop Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built in 1874, it is a well-preserved example of a house with classic, yet modest, Italianate features. The two-story wood-frame structure is finished in clapboards, with a side-gable roof and twin interior chimneys. It has a three bay front facade, with bay windows flanking a center entry that is sheltered by a porch connected to the bay roofs. John Jones, the first owner, was a shoemaker.
The David Kenney House is a historic house at 67 Summer Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1850, the two-story wood-frame structure is a well-preserved worker's cottage, with a side gable roof and a single interior chimney. Only one room deep, it has three irregularly placed windows on both the first and second floors, and an off-center front entry. It was listed as belonging to a laborer named David Kenney between 1858 and 1889. Its scrolled front entrance hood is probably a later addition.
The Millard–Souther–Green House is a historic house at 218 Green Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1700, it is one of the oldest buildings in Stoneham. It is a two-story timber-frame structure with an asymmetrical four-bay facade. The entry is in the second bay from the left, with the slightly off-center large brick chimney behind. It has an added rear leanto section, giving it a classic saltbox profile. The window openings appear to be original in terms of size and position, a rarity for Stoneham's 18th-century houses.
The Jesse Tay House is a historic house at 51 Elm Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. The two-story wood-frame house, built c. 1810 for Jesse Tay, is one of Stoneham's best-preserved Federal style houses. It has a side-gable roof, asymmetrically placed chimneys, and a four-bay facade with irregular placement of windows and entrance. The entrance is sheltered by a portico with a fully pedimented gable, and square supporting posts. Ells project to the rear and left side. Tay was a farmer and shoemaker, and it is possible that one of the additions was used by him or other family members for the home-based manufacture of shoes.
The Caleb Wiley House is a historic house at 125 North Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1826, this 2-1/2 wood frame house is one of Stonham's best-preserved late Federal period houses. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
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