Ballou House - Lincoln RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 56.810 W 071° 28.324
19T E 295092 N 4646828
Quick Description: The house was built c. 1782 by Moses Ballou, from one of the first families to settle in the area, and was owned by his descendants through most of the 19th century.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2020 6:25:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM12GC6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The Ballou House is an historic house on Albion Road in Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA. It is a 2½ story wood frame structure, five bays wide, with a large central chimney. A single-story gable-roof wing (estimated to be 19th century in origin) extends to the east, and a 20th-century gambrel-roofed ell extends to the north. The house was probably built c. 1782 by Moses Ballou, from one of the first families to settle in the area, and was owned by his descendants through most of the 19th century.

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Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1782

Architectural Period/Style: Federal

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


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


Main Material of Construction: Wood

Private/Public Access: Private

Related Website: [Web Link]

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Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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