Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1720/00/00 The Cotton house is erected on the old building-line of Thames Street. Its gable-on-hip roof is a feature of important houses built the in the 1720's and 1730's.
1817/00/00 Dr Charles Cotton Home Mary Northam marries Charles Cotton. They make their home at the Cotton house on Thames St.
1870/02/03 Dr Charles Cotton Died Dr Charles Cotton dies at his home in Newport, Rhode Island.
1974/00/00 Newport Restoration Foundation Owner The last house remaining on the old building-line of Thames Street is taken by eminent domain by the Newport Restoration Foundation from the Cotton family who owned the house for 157 years.
1977/00/00 Newport Restoration Foundation Owner The Newport Restoration Foundation moves the Cotton House to Church Street.

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Particulars for Dr Charles Cotton House, Newport:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Attribute Moved property
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 13th January 1972

Registry Name: Cotton, Dr. Charles, House
Registry Address: 5 Cotton's Court
Registry Number: 72000026
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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