Wentworth, Horace House

1050 Pleasant St

1835

Architectural Style

Colonial

Significance

Architecture

Use Type

Single Family Dwelling House

Neighborhood

Scotland

Massachusetts Historical Commission Report

Architectural Significance

This is a wellcrafted 5-bay x 2-bay Cape Cod cottage. It possesses a center hall plan, entrance with 5-pane transom, batton door and 6/6 wood sash windows.

Historical Significance

This house was built c. 1835 by and for Horace Wentworth, carpenter. His house is listed as "pleasant, opposite Scotland Cemetery" in the 1870s directories. By the early 1900s a Ralph Dow, architect, owned this property.