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Trying to identify style of 1904 home

Posted by Abigails2012 (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 12, 12 at 18:36

We purchased our home last summer. I was told it was a salt box style but that doesn't seem to fit my research. Also told it was a craftsman, but that doesn't seem quite right either, but much more so than a salt box. I would like to add more photos but don't see how to on this posting. Any thoughts/opinions or sources of information regarding the architecture of our house would be appreciated! Thanks!

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RE: Trying to identify style of 1904 home

Around here, it would probably be called Victorian Farmhouse.

RE: Trying to identify style of 1904 home

Saltbox and farmhouse are building form and use descriptions that can be independent of architectural styles although most of them were derived from Colonial styles and if that is the case (not enough photos to know) this house would more properly be called a Colonial Revival which would have been popular in 1904 even if the interiors retained some late Victorian detailing.

I wonder if the room over the porch wasn't added later.


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Here is a link that might be useful: Colonial Revival architecture in Oregon

RE: Trying to identify style of 1904 home

Looked at the house via satellite and my question is: not including the area over the front porch how many rooms are there upstairs and down? Downstairs - front parlor, LR, dining and kitchen with 3 bedrooms upstairs and bath or similar?

From the roof line, etc. I believe you have a modified American Foursquare (i.e. different regions tweeked the "normal") with an upstairs sleeping porch (used during warm weather prior to a/c) that got partially closed in during a later remodel. The dormer window would have been removed with the remodel.

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