|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Federal|
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|Added to NRHP||January 3, 1986|
Ware's Tavern is a historic tavern (now a private residence) at 113 S. Main Street in Sherborn, Massachusetts. The two story wood frame structure was built c. 1780 by Benjamin Ware as a house for his family. It has a centered entry that is now sheltered by a Colonial Revival (early 20th century) surround. Ware's son Eleazer converted the building into a tavern; it was greatly enlarged with an ell to the rear c. 1840. The building ceased to be used as a tavern by 1889; an ell was removed sometime in the 19th century, and now stands at 109 S. Main Street.
Sherborn is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is in area code 508 and has the ZIP code 01770. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the town population was 4,119.
The tavern was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
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 listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Sherborn, Massachusetts.
Abbot Tavern is an historic former tavern, now a private residence, at 70 Elm Street in Andover, Massachusetts. Probably built in the second half of the 18th century, it is a prominent local example of Georgian, and is also significant for its association with the locally prominent Abbot family. The tavern was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
The Old Douglas Center Historic District encompasses the historic heart of Douglas, Massachusetts. The historic district radiates away from the town common, and is bounded by farmlands and more recent 20th-century development. There are 50 contributing resources in the 192-acre (78 ha) district. Most of the structures are residential houses in Federal and Greek Revival styles. There are a number of institutional buildings, including the 1834 Greek Revival First Congregational Church, the Craftsman-style Douglas Pastime Club building at 22 Church Street, and the c. 1770s Dudley Tavern. The town common and the adjacent Center Cemetery, laid out when the town was incorporated in 1746, are at the center of the district.
The Black Tavern is an historic tavern at 138-142 Dudley Center Road in Dudley, Massachusetts. The main block of the tavern was built c. 1803, and is one of the town's finest examples of Federal period architecture. It originally housed a major stop on the stagecoach route between Boston, Massachusetts and Hartford, Connecticut. It is now maintained by a local preservation organization, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. In 2010 the listing was expanded to include the adjacent barn and annex, which the society acquired in 2000.
The Briggs Tavern is a historic building at 2 Anawan Street in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Built about 1780 and now used as a private residence, it is the town's only surviving 18th century commercial building. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
The Sheffield Plain Historic District encompassing the original 18th-century village center of Sheffield, Massachusetts. The linear district extends southward about 0.5 miles (0.80 km) from the junction of United States Route 7 and Cook Road, where the original town common is located. The district was primarily developed in the mid-18th and early 19th centuries. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
The Estey Tavern is a historic tavern at 1 Central Street in Middleton, Massachusetts. The 2.5 story wood frame tavern house was built in 1753 by Samuel Bradford, who operated the tavern until 1763, when it was taken over by John Estey. The building is notable in part because its eastern ell encapsulates elements of a 17th-century building, including a chimney and some beams. The building has been converted to residential use, housing three living units.
Hoar Tavern, or the Hoar Homestead, is a historic tavern and house northeast of downtown Lincoln on Reiling Pond Road in Lincoln, Massachusetts. With a construction history dating to 1680, it was for nearly two centuries home to the Hoar family, a prominent legal and political family in Massachusetts. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
The Sharon House is a historic house at 403 Main Street in Winchester, Massachusetts. The 2.5 story wood frame house was built c. 1835, and has basic Greek Revival styling. It is most notable as including a rare surviving remnant of the shoe manufacturing industry, which was a cottage industry in the area in the first half of the 19th century. The building's rear ell, a two-story structure, is believed to have originally been used for that purpose. It is not known if it was built in place or moved to that location and attached to the house. The house also stands adjacent to the site of the Black Horse Tavern, and early 18th century landmark.
The Addington Gardner House is a historic First Period house at 128 Hollis Street in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Its oldest portions dating to about 1730, it is one of the community's oldest surviving buildings, and a good example of transitional First-Second Period style. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
The Daniel Morse III House is a historic First Period house at 210 Farm Road in Sherborn, Massachusetts. With its oldest portion dating to about 1710, it is one of the town's oldest surviving buildings. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
The Deacon William Leland House is a historic house at 27 Hollis Street in Sherborn, Massachusetts. It is a 2-1/2 story main dwelling, five bays wide, with a small ell to the west. It has a side gable roof with central chimney, and relatively simple trim. The house was built in 1717 for Deacon William Leland, son of one of the area's first settlers, and has seen relatively little exterior alteration, unlike other early houses in the town.
The Edward's Plain–Dowse's Corner Historic District is a predominantly residential historic district encompassing an area where light industrial activity took place from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. It extends along North Main Street between Eliot and Everett Streets in Sherborn, Massachusetts, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
The Joseph Cleale House is a historic house located at 147 Western Avenue in Sherborn, Massachusetts.
The Morse–Barber House is a historic house at 46 Forest Street in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Architectural evidence suggests that this 2 1⁄2-story frame house has at its core a First Period structure that may date to the early 1670s, making it the oldest building in Sherborn. The property also has a barn dating to the late 18th or early 19th century. The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
The Sewall–Ware House is a historic house at 100 S. Main Street in Sherborn, Massachusetts. The house stands on land once belonging to Massachusetts judge Samuel Sewall. The house may have been constructed by Sewall's instructions for a tenant farmer. In the mid-18th century it was the boyhood home of Harvard College divinity professor Henry Ware, and remained in the Ware family well into the 19th century.
The Sherborn Center Historic District is a historic district encompassing the civic heart and traditional center of Sherborn, Massachusetts. Its borders consist of Farm, Sawin, Washington, and North Main streets, Zion's Lane, and the CSX railroad tracks. The district, while predominantly residential in character, also contains an important cluster of civic and religious buildings. Notable among these are the Dowse Memorial Building, a Tudor Revival structure built in 1914 to house the town library; it now houses town offices. It was donated by William Bradford Home Dowse, who also funded the construction of the 1924 Memory Statue, the town's memorial to its war dead.
The Woodland Farm–Leland House is a historic house at 104 Woodland Street in Sherborn, Massachusetts. The oldest portion of this house, a three-bay section with chimney, was built c. 1705 by Hopestill Leland, and enlarged by the addition of a leanto to the rear c. 1715. About 1760 it was widened to a full five bay width, and ells were added to either side c. 1820 and 1950. The exterior has exhibits a variety of styles, with Federal and Italianate elements. The house's original clapboards have been shingled over.
Stearns Tavern is a historic tavern. It was located at 651 Park Avenue in Worcester, Massachusetts from 1974 to 2016. In October 2016, the building was moved to 72 Coes Street in Worcester. The building is one of the best extant examples of vernacular Federal style architecture in the city. Its construction is dated to c. 1812 based on 19th-century historical sources, and it was suggested that its frame may be even older, based on analysis conducted during a 1974 move of the building. The building is a two-story timber-frame house, with a two-story ell on the northeast. The front door is a distinctive six-panel door, flanked by sidelights and topped by a fanlight. Originally located at 1030 Main Street, it was moved in 1974 to its present location and converted for use as a bank. Restoration done at the time exposed Federal style details that had been covered over in the intervening years.
Brigham's Tavern is a historic house and traveller's accommodation at 12 Boston Turnpike in Coventry, Connecticut. With a construction history dating to the early 18th century, it is one of the town's oldest buildings, and is historically associated with George Washington, who stopped here for a meal in 1789. Now a private residence, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Whitney Tavern is a historic 19th century tavern at 11 Patriots Road in Templeton, Massachusetts. The oldest portion of this rambling wood frame structure is a modest "A frame" structure built c. 1782 by Joshua Tucker as a tavern on the main road between Templeton and Gardner. The tavern was a major local landmark, sited on a turnpike, until it was sidelined by the advent of the railroads in the mid-19th century. The building, reduced in size after it closed, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
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