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Capt. John Mawdsley House

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Location  Newport, Rhode Island
NRHP Reference #  83000180
Opened  1680
Built  1680
Designated NHLDCP  November 24, 1968
Added to NRHP  2 July 1983
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Part of  Newport Historic District (#68000001)
Similar  Claiborne Pell Newport, Fort Adams State Park, Castle Hill Light, Wanton–Lyman–Hazard House, Whale Rock

The Captain John Mawdsley House, located at 228 Spring Street, is one of the oldest houses in Newport, Rhode Island.

The earliest rear part of the house was built on Spring Street before 1680, probably by Jireh Bull. Bull married Godsgift Arnold, daughter of Gov. Benedict Arnold. Captain John Mawdsley, a privateer, lived in the house in the eighteenth century and constructed the large front addition to the house. The Mawdsley House is located on 228 Spring Street and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The house was owned by Historic New England (SPNEA) until it was sold in the late twentieth century.

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Capt. John Mawdsley House Wikipedia


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