Thornton Ward Estate
Front of the farmhouse
|Location||1387 U.S. Route 40|
|Nearest city||Toledo, Illinois|
|Area||10.6 acres (4.3 ha)|
|NRHP reference No.||01001308|
|Added to NRHP||December 4, 2001|
Thornton Ward Estate is a historic rural estate located at 1387 U.S. Route 40 south-southeast of Toledo, Illinois. The main building on the estate, an Italianate house, was constructed circa 1875 by the Ward family. The two-story brick home has a symmetrical front with two windows on each story on either side of the entry. The entrance features a double door topped by an arched transom; a single panel door is located directly above the entrance on the second floor. The home's hipped roof features a small gable above the entrance and is topped by a widow's walk. The estate also includes a section of the original National Road.
The estate was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 4, 2001.
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