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17-19 Market Street (Houses), Somersworth, Strafford County, NH



B&W Photos

HB783198
South Side And East Front

HB783199
East Front And North Side

HB783200
View From Southwest

HB783201
View From Northwest

HB783202
Second Floor, Southeast Corner Room, Looking West

HB783203
First Floor, Southeast Corner Room, Detail Of Southeast Corner

HB783204
Firsts Floor, Southeast Corner Room, Looking Southwest

HB783205
Second Floor, Southwest Corner Room, Looking Northeast

HB783206
Frist Floor, Northeast Corner Room, Looking Southwest

HB783207
First Floor, North Unit, Center Room, Looking East


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Somersworth, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NH-123
Building/structure dates: 1823 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1984 demolished
Significance: This structure is one of a group of three remaining two family tenements constructed for Mill Management by the Great Falls Manufacturing company. It is part of an overall plan for a factory community. The Great Falls Manufacturing Company constructed Mills, Canals, Roads, Buildings for support industries, worker housing, commercial blocks, and set aside land for churches, schools, and other community uses. Secondly, it has architectural Significance: unlike the two other companion buildings, it was never modernized. Left intact are the two central chimney stacks, fireplaces, doors, moldings, casings, etc. Thirdly, it is part of an historic streetscape, i.e., the west side of Market Street.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Tenement Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Great Falls Manufacturing Company
Gould, Ernest, Photographer
McLetchie, Magnus, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH SIDE AND EAST FRONT
2. EAST FRONT AND NORTH SIDE
3. VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
5. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHEAST CORNER ROOM, LOOKING WEST
6. FIRST FLOOR, SOUTHEAST CORNER ROOM, DETAIL OF SOUTHEAST CORNER
7. FIRSTS FLOOR, SOUTHEAST CORNER ROOM, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHWEST CORNER ROOM, LOOKING NORTHEAST
9. FRIST FLOOR, NORTHEAST CORNER ROOM, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
10. FIRST FLOOR, NORTH UNIT, CENTER ROOM, LOOKING EAST


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