545 Monmouth Street

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This one and one half story residence is T shaped in plan. It has a gable roof with gable dormers covered with composition shingles. Narrow weatherboard siding sheaths the exterior. A concrete foundation supports the building. The windows are twelve over one double hung wood sash with projecting cornices. Aluminum storm windows have been added to the exterior of the building. The gable dormers have nine over one double hung wood sash windows. Sidelights flank the front door. There is a projecting gabled entry way on the main elevation. An attached garage is situated to the south at the back of the residence. A shed additional is attached to the west end of the garage. The building faces north on Monmouth Street and is in excellent condition.

An early resident of the building was Betty Denton. The residence was later used as the parsonage for the Methodist Church which stood on the corner until the early 1960's.


EC= Eligible/ Contributing

NHD= Listed in Historic District

Comments: Intact 6/1, 8/1, 9/1, and 12/1 wood sash windows with attached exterior storms
NC "Tuff" Shed; possible attached garage converted to living space

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545 Monmouth Street