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202 W WOOD ST

Architecture and History Inventory
202 W WOOD ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Harris House
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Reference Number:47746
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):202 W WOOD ST
County:Iowa
City:Barneveld
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1890
Additions:
Survey Date:1986
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Queen Anne
Structural System:
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
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DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Harris House
National Register Listing Date:9/29/1986 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:Multiple Resources of Barneveld
NOTES
Additional Information: THIS TWO AND A HALF STORY, QUEEN ANNE STYLED RESIDENCE IS FUNDAMENTALLY A FRONT GABLEED FORM WITH PROJECTING SIDE BAYS THAT EXTEND THROUGH THE ROOF-LINE. EACH WINDOW HAS AN UNUSUAL, PEDIMENTED ARCHITRAVE, AND FISH-SCALE SHINGLES APPEAR IN THE GABLE ENDS. A PORCH/BALCONY SUPPORTED BY TURNED POSTS IS LOCATED ON THE SIDE OF THE HOUSE TO THE REAR, AND A MANSARDED PORTICO SHELTERS THE FRONT ENTRANCE. THE EXTERIOR HAS REMAINED INTACT THROUGHOUT THE YEARS. A CROSS-SHAPED PLAN CONFIGURATION, A STONE FOUNDATION, A CLAPBOARD EXTERIOR, WOOD TRIM AND AN ASPHALT SHINGLED, MULTI-GABLED EXTERIOR ARE OTHER ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS OF THE DWELLING. THE CONDITION OF THE HOUSE IS EXCELLENT. ITS DATE OF CONSTRUCTION, ACCORDING TO THE DEED, OCCURRED IN C. 1890, AND A REMODELING OF THE INTERIOR OCCURRED IN THE 1950'S, ACCORDING TO THE OWNER. RELATED TO THIS BUILDING IS A GARAGE; NO INTENSIVE SURVEY DESCRIBES THIS STRUCTURE. THE HOUSE WAS ASSOCIATED HISTORICALLY WITH JOHN D. JONES IN THE YEAR 1906, ACCORDING TO HELMENSTINE.
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RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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