Horton House

View of Horton House; Source - NRIS 93000649.
Historic/Common Name:
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Address:
8 Marjorie Circle
Town:
Hebron »
Year:
c. 1850
Historic Designation:
LHP, SR, NRHD
Property Authority:
Historic Properties Commission
Nature of Authority:
Regulatory
Eligible for Historic Home tax credits:
Yes
General description:

The Greek-Revival/ Italianate Horton House is a three-bay asymmetrical facade building. It has corner pilasters and six-over-six sash windows with blinds.

Significance of the property:

Architecture: The c.1850 building adds a unique architectural flavor with high visibility to the town center. Once a residence, now owned by the Town of Hebron and used as a Town Office Building. [2]

Relationship with the Surroundings:

The 1.26 acres property is located towards the north side of Marjorie Circle, 0.1 mile west of Route 85. It is situated in a residential area with scattered buildings visible from the site.

Features:
Building, Open space
Historic Use:
Residential
Present Use:
Town Offices
Architectural Style:
Greek Revival/ Italianate
Era:
19th Century
Ownership:
Public
Owner:
Town of Hebron
Sources:

[1] Historic property information retrieved from the town website http://www.hebronct.com/.
[2] Horton House, Historic Resources Inventory, Morrison David, Hebron Historical Society, 2000, SHPO library, Hartford.
Assessor and GIS information retrieved from the website http://www.mainstreetmaps.com/CT/Hebron/.
[NR] Clouette Bruce and Cronin Maura, Hebron Center Historic District, National Register Nomination Number- 93000649 NRIS, National Park Service, 1993. http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Text/93000649.pdf; http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/photos/93000649.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