Brace- Cadwell House

View South of Brace-Cadwell House, Flagg Road; Source- NRIS 86001982
Historic/Common Name:
Moses Brace- Uriah Cadwell House
Address:
11 Flagg Road
Town:
West Hartford »
Year:
1766
Historic Designation:
LHP, SR, NR
Property Authority:
West Hartford Historic District Commission
Nature of Authority:
Regulatory
Eligible for Historic Home tax credits:
Yes
General description:

This is a two-story four-bay facade with entry in line with the regular four bays, but not in the center. Entrance has side pilasters supporting flat hood, blank frieze. The building has six-over-six sash windows. The corners of the house have pilasters which go up to the wide eaves board. One end of the house has wider space between windows and end of the wall.

Significance of the property:

This is one of the few old houses remaining in West Hartford. It has unusual decorative details and it still retains its broad welcoming aspect, especially seen in the gable ends.

Relationship with the Surroundings:

The site fronts Flagg Road towards the north and creates a residential ambience. It acts as a buffer from the busy Bishop's Corner shopping mall.

Features:
Building with mature trees surrounding the property
Historic Use:
Farmhouse
Present Use:
Residence
Architectural Style:
Colonial
Era:
18th Century
Ownership:
Private
Owner:
Margolis, Michael L
Sources:

[1] District information retrieved from the town website http://www.west-hartford.com/.
[2] Report of West Hartford Historic District Commission, 1989, SHPO Library, Hartford.
[3] Brace-Cadwell House, Historic Resources Inventory, Foster Sherrill, 1984, SHPO library, Hartford.
Assessors information and Parcel IDs retrieved from the website www.visionappraisal.com.
Maps and GIS information retrieved from the website http://host.appgeo.com/westhartfordct/Map.aspx.
[NR] Foster Sherrill, Brace-Cadwell House, National Register Nomination Number- 86001982 NRIS, National Park Service.http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Text/86001982.pdfhttp://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Photos/86001982.pdf

Map:

Map of the historic property retrieved from the online GIS.

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Date of Compilation:
12/31/11
Compiler:
Manjusha Patnaik, CT Trust for Historic Preservation