Episcopal Parsonage

Aerial view of the house at 12 Diamond Glen Road; Source- Bing
Historic/Common Name:
None
Address:
12 Diamond Glen Road
Town:
Farmington »
Year:
c. 1965
Notes on Establishment:
Established in accordance with the CGS section 7-147.
Historic Designation:
LHP, LHD, SR, NRHD
Property Authority:
Farmington Historic District Commission
Nature of Authority:
Regulatory
Eligible for Historic Home tax credits:
Yes
General description:

This wood clapboard siding with asphalt shingle roofing building is the St. James Church parsonage- a split-level ranch, dating approximately to the mid-1960s.

Significance of the property:

The property is significantly located on the historic landscape, adjacent to the Land Trust Property. A very attractive building and typical style for its era, it has been associated with Mason and Ingram families.

Relationship with the Surroundings:

The 2000 sqft building is sited in a 0.4 acres triangular plot towards the west of Diamond Glen Road. It is located in a residential area with individual plots separated by woodland. The plot is towards the north of two other local historic properties at 16 and 18 Diamond Glen Road.

Features:
Building
Historic Use:
Parsonage
Present Use:
Parsonage
Architectural Style:
Garrison Colonial
Era:
20th Century
Ownership:
Private
Owner:
St James Parish
Sources:

[1] District information retrieved from the town website http://www.farmington-ct.org/.
[2] Preliminary Study Committee Report, Farmington Historic District Commission, 2003, SHPO Library, Hartford.
Assessors information and Parcel IDs retrieved from the website http://www.farmington-ct.org/landrecords/search.php.
Maps and GIS information retrieved from the website http://www.crcog.org/gissearch/Default.aspx.

Map:

Map of the historic property retrieved from the online GIS map

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