Municipality: Hartland, VT
Location: Brownsville Road, Hartland 4 Corners
Site Type: Farm
STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE:
An outstanding example of a 2-1/2 story, brick, Federal style house with a gable roof, interior chimneys on the gable end elevations where they are an integral part of the brick wall construction, and a Georgian first floor plan, i.e., basically two rooms on each side of a center stair hall. The house is in an excellent state of restored preservation.
The house was erected by John Harding, a local Hartland physician.
ADDITIONAL ARCHITECTURAL OR STRUCTURAL DESCRIPTION:
Wall surface of north, east, and south elevations divided into recessed panels
of pilasters and three-centered relieving arches with impost blocks. Stone
lintels above first floor windows. Entrance with fanlight and sidelights
and palladian window directly above on front (east) elevation.
RELATED STRUCTURES: Barn
DATE BUILT: 1827.
REFERENCES: None given.
RECORDED BY: Courtney Fisher, Vt. Division of Historic Sites, 11/73.