Mason-Ingram Cottage

Aerial view of the house at 16 Diamond Glen Road; Source- Bing
Historic/Common Name:
None
Address:
16 Diamond Glen Road
Town:
Farmington »
Year:
1875
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 is a bungalow dating to 1875 and is important to the historic fabric of the neighborhood. The wooden frame building with asphalt shingle roofing is still occupied by the Ingram family.

Significance of the property:

The small lovely typical style cottage is significantly located on the historic street. The building is located adjacent to Bronson-Mason Mill property.

Relationship with the Surroundings:

The 1700 sqft building is sited in a 0.57 acres plot towards the west of Diamond Glen Road. It is located in a residential area with individual plots separated by woodland. The plot is flanked by two other local historic properties - plot No. 12 Diamond Glen Road towards the north and plot No. 18 Diamond Glen Road towards the south.

Features:
Building
Historic Use:
Residential
Present Use:
Residential
Architectural Style:
Vernacular- Cottage/Bungalow
Era:
19th Century
Ownership:
Private
Owner:
Ingram Paul M & Marilyn J
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