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House for Henry F. Stoll, 137 Steele Road, West Hartford
1916
Architect:Designed by Smith & Bassette , American, 1910 - 1940
Drawings; pencil, black, brown, and orange ink, on linen paper.
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 16 5/8 x 16 3/8in. ( 42.2 x 41.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Roy D. Bassette, Jr. and John H. Bassette
Description: Plans are for a two-story house with basement and attic. It has a shingled colonial revival facade, but other elevations are irregular with gambral roofs and a garage on the first floor. The house also has a projecting bay window, a lunette, trellis work, and shutters at most windows. The drawings include north, east, south, and west elevations, as well as, floor plans for the foundation, first, and second levels. The basement has a store room, laundry room, kitchen coal room, and furnace coal room. Included on the first floor are a garage, veranda, living room, hall, dining room, butlers pantry, kitchen, pantry, porch, coat closet, and "pot. closet." All rooms have oak or Georgia pine flooring. The second floor is comprised of four chambers (bedrooms), five closets, two bathrooms, one toilet room, a balcony, and a unfinished trunk room. Oak flooring is in all bathrooms and Georgia pine is in the rest of the rooms on the second level.
Date Note: Records in the West Hartford Town Assessor's Office date the house to 1916. (Guiney 10/5/2010)
Inscription: 1976.18.294.3, 6: On recto written in upper left and bottom center, "HOUSE FOR / DR. HENRY F. STOLL / STEELE ROAD / WEST HARTFORD CONN / SCALE 1/4in = 1 FOOT." Accession numbers are noted on verso of all drawings, lower right, in pencil.
Object Number: 1976.18.294
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