Capt. James Loomis House - Windsor, Connecticut
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 49.799 W 072° 39.357
18T E 694650 N 4633555
Quick Description: Historic mixed style masonry house in Windsor, Connecticut.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2011 8:17:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMC4D7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
The Captain James Loomis House is a two-story masonry house with a pitched roof, and is 4 bays wide by 2 bays deep. The house was built in a transitional Federal and Greek Revival style. The elliptical transom and flat-arches are from the Federal period. The wide entablature and pediment are Greek Revival style influences. The house retains much of its original integrity and is a good example of the transitional style.

The house was built by Captain James Loomis about 1828 and one of many Loomis houses built along this street.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1828

Architectural Period/Style: Federal/Greek Revival

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

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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