Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


International House

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Institution Name: Wesley College
Original/Historic Place Name: International House
Location on Campus: 28 N. State St.
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
pre- 1885original construction Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Foundation: none specified
Walls: wood (frame); ? siding (current, added in 1980s)
Roof: shingle
ca. 1885private residence
ca. 2004-present (2007)other (International house)

Significance: architecture
Landmark designation:
National RegisterVictorian Dover Historic District (1979)
Narrative: see below
References: see below

Located at 28 North Street (Wesley College Annex I), this building is pre-1885 and a three story, five bay frame dwelling. Other features include a mansard roof with concave sides, a Graham table with concave sides and pierced bargeboard, a double bracketted cornice, 2/2 double-hung sashes, moulded lintels, two one story bay windows on the facade, a central double-door entrance, a stained glass transom, an L-shaped facade veranda, paired Doric columns on wooden piers, turned balusters, and a dentil porch cornice.

I. Bibliographic sources:

Victorian Dover Historic District [including Wesley College]. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1979.

II. Location of other data:
Government Offices

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