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15 Carver St

15 Carver St
Historic District Survey information for 15 Carver St
Architectural Description: 15 Carver Street is a 1 1/2-story, 4-bay 3/4 cottage with a rear ell. Primary facade is clad in clapboard, while secondary facades are clad in wood shingles. The side gable roof is clad in wood shingles; interior brick chimney on rear slope at ridge. The main entrance includes a modern aluminum storm door flanked by fluted pilasters (front door behind storm not visible during survey); an exterior stair on the south side accesses a 2nd floor entrance. Fenestration includes 2/1 wood DHS and 2/2 wood DHS with entablature surrounds. A rear 1-story gable roof ell contains a secondary entrance (facing west) with modern storm door; 2/2 wood DHS in ell.
Historical Narrative: As per Tom Boland (1994): The house at 15 Carver Street was built between 1836 and 1858, when it is first shown [on a map]. In 1880, the site was owned by N. Young, Sr. By 1907, the house had come under the ownership of J. Souza.
Bibliography and/or References: Barnstable County Atlas., 1880. Barnstable County Atlas., 1907. Cape Cod Directory, 1901. The Extremity of Cape Cod. Map, 1836. H.F. Wallings Co. Map of Provincetown Village. Atlas, 1858. Resident Directory. W.F. Richardson & Co., 1886. Resident Directory. W.H. Hopkins, 1889.
Carver Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Dwellings, and Historic Districts--Massachusetts--Provincetown
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