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Heard Lakeman House

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Location  Ipswich, Massachusetts
Architectural style  Colonial
Opened  1776
Built  1776
NRHP Reference #  80000441
Added to NRHP  17 September 1980
Heard-Lakeman House
MPS  Central Village, Ipswich, Massachusetts MRA
Similar  Bradley Palmer State Park, Parker River National, Castle Hill, Crane Beach, Ipswich River Wildlife S

The Heard-Lakeman House is a historic house at 2 Turkey Shore Road in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Nathaniel and John Heard built this 2.5 story wood frame house in 1776 for Nathaniel to live in. He sold it in 1795 to Richard Lakeman III, member of a seafaring family. The house is notable for an extremely large chimney with an arched foundation over 11 feet (3.4 m) long, which supports two large fireplaces. The building was a notable object of restoration during the Colonial Revival in the 1920s.

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, and is subject to local preservation restrictions.

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Heard-Lakeman House Wikipedia


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