Charles Thurston/Mary A. Bridge House

26 Winthrop Street
Winchester, Mass.

Year Built: 1868

This house cost $3,000 to build in 1868, as Sturgis and Brigham customarily charged 5% of the overall construction cost as their fee. This house was designed solely by Charles Brigham.


References

• Letter from Charles Brigham to John Hubbard Sturgis, March 1, 1869, Sturgis Papers, Boston Athenaeum (Just begun Charles Thurston house in Winchester).

• Letter from Charles Brigham to John Hubbard Sturgis, September 30, 1868, Memo of Accounts, Sturgis Papers, Boston Athenaeum (Charles Thurston was charged $150 for plans).

• Middlesex (South) Registry of Deeds, Mehitable Stearns to Charles Thurston, Book 965, Page 364, March 21, 1866

• Middlesex (South) Registry of Deeds, Charles Thurston to Mary A. Bridge, Book 1155, Page 109, April 11, 1871.


Images


Areas to the left of the mansard roof and bay are additions. 2010


Area to the left of the bay was enclosed. 2010


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2010, notice that this house has both a mansard and pitched roof.


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