Gwyn Careg Inn

  • Phone: 860-928-5018
  • Travel Genus: Lodging , Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Lodging category: Upscale Lodging
  • Lodging Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Available for private functions

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Gwyn Careg Inn


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1760/00/00 Gwyn Careg Inn is built as a private residence for Mr William Osgood and it remained in the Osgood family for over 100 years.
1899/00/00 Boston heiress, Miss Eleanor Clark Murray, buys the 300 acre estate and develops the home into a Colonial Revival Mansion. Miss Murray begins major landscaping and gardens around the estate, requiring up to 25 full-time gardeners to maintain.
1937/00/00 Landscaped by architect William Jackson of NYC between 1899 and 1937. Features included a man-made lake, formal terraces in the Italian manner, a large walled Spanish garden and a superb collection of mature trees transplanted here.

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Particulars for Gwyn Careg Inn:
Architectural Style American Colonial Revival
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Landscape Architecture Garden
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Current Use Lodging
Historic Use Natural Feature
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling
Tree Attribute Specimen Tree
Private Event Wedding Venue

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 94000336
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Jackson, William
Architectural Style: Colonial revival
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Historic Function: Landscape, Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Natural feature, Single dwelling, Garden, Secondary structure
Current Function: Landscape, Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Natural feature Garden Secondary structure Single dwelling Restaurant Hotel

Accommodations »

Lodging Type Bed and Breakfast
Lodging Style Grand Home
Lodging category Upscale Lodging

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