Property Overview Inventory List District Map

Elisha Seymour Jr. House

LHD boundaries as described are approximate and subject to change. Consult the LHD Study Report on file with the relevant local district commission or municipal authority to verify district boundaries and whether a specific property, particularly one in proximity of a boundary line, is within the district. Also note that LHD boundaries may differ from those of State or National Register Districts.

West Hartford
Year of Establishment:
Property Authority:
West Hartford Historic District Commission
Link to Commission or Municipal Website:
Building with other landscape features (trees, lawn)
Architectural Style:
18th Century

The house is two-story three-bay gable-roof painted brick with the entrance at the center. The side gable ends have returning eaves with slight overhang. Paired large chimneys can be seen above the gable roof. The windows are six-over-one sash, louvered shutters with tops closing to roof overhang. The building has a one-story wing with four chamfered posts supporting the shed roof.

This house is significant because it is one of the few remaining brick houses of colonial vintage in the West Division. The house is associated with Elisha Seymour, Jr. who was a shoemaker. [2]

[1] District information retrieved from the town website
[2] Report of West Hartford Historic District Commission, 1989, SHPO Library, Hartford.
[3] Elisha Seymour Jr. House, Historic Resources Inventory, Foster Sherrill, 1985, SHPO library, Hartford.
Assessors information and Parcel IDs retrieved from the website
Maps and GIS information retrieved from the website
[NR] Foster Sherrill, Elisha Seymour Jr. House, National Register Nomination Number- 86001997 NRIS, National Park Service.

Date of Compilation:
Manjusha Patnaik, CT Trust for Historic Preservation