Architectural Change in Colonial Rhode Island : The Mott House as a Case Study

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1979

GUSN

GUSN-169866

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Description

The Mott House was located on a 100-acre tract of land on the west shore of Aquindack Island in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. When the house was moved in 1973, and its removal provided a rare opportunity to study its structural complexity. Dell Upton takes a look inside the Mott House.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 247

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1979.069.255.002

Abstract

The Mott House was located on a 100-acre tract of land on the west shore of Aquindack Island in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. When the house was moved in 1973, and its removal provided a rare opportunity to study its structural complexity. Dell Upton takes a look inside the Mott House.

Date Notes

Volume 69, Number 255 (Winter/Spring, 1979)

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Originator

Dell Upton (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1979). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England