Charles Thurston/Mary A. Bridge House
26 Winthrop StreetThis 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.
Year Built: 1868
• 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.
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Areas to the left of the mansard roof and bay are additions. 2010
Area to the left of the bay was enclosed. 2010
2010, notice that this house has both a mansard and pitched roof.