Gordon Loomis House - Windsor, Connecticut
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 50.085 W 072° 39.243
18T E 694793 N 4634089
Quick Description: Historic masonry house in Windsor, Connecticut.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2011 6:37:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMC4CA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
The Gordon Loomis House is a two-story masonry house with a pitch roof and is three bays wide and two bays deep. It is an an example of an early 19th century house in a transitional Federal and Greek Revival style. The elliptical gable window is of the Federal era and the block lintels and pedimented front Greek Revival elements.

The house was built by Gordon Loomis about 1834 on land given to him by his father, Ira Loomis. Gordon Loomis was a farmer. Upon his death in 1899, the house passed to his daughter Lucy Gates.

The house is in good condition and continues to serve as a single family home.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1835

Architectural Period/Style: Federal/Greek Revival

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Stately home

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
None known

Listed Building Status (if applicable): National Register of Historic Places

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Private

Related Website: [Web Link]


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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