13 Argilla Rd., Ipswich MA

13 Argilla Road, Thomas and Elizabeth Brown house (c 1844)

Although this house has a late Federal appearance, it was built about 1844. The simple exterior is enlivened by later Victorian additions, including two door hoods with elaborate scroll brackets decorated with incised floral motifs and sunbursts. Thomas Brown is the first known owner of the house (shown in a map dated 1856).

Thomas Brown and his wife Elizabeth are buried at the South Cemetery. The Brown family owned this property until the turn-of-the-century.

13 Argilla Road, Thomas and Elizabeth Brown house (c 1844)
The left end of the house faces Argilla Road. The house was construced for Thomas and Elizabeth Brown, c 1844.

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