Property Overview Inventory List District Map

Steele House

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West Hartford
Year of Establishment:
Property Authority:
West Hartford Historic District Commission
Link to Commission or Municipal Website:
Building, Garden- Lawn area
Architectural Style:
Late 19th Century

This is a two-storey house comprising of 22 X 30 Main Block with 10 X 30 wing. The rectangular main block, two-gable end facade with rectangular window in apex of low angled roof which has protruding tie beam decorations. The building has shallow roof porches on two sides with balustrade and slender square posts as supports.

This is one of the few houses left in West Hartford of this period reminiscent of the extensive farmlands once occupying the area.

[1] District information retrieved from the town website
[2] Report of West Hartford Historic District Commission, 1989, SHPO Library, Hartford.
[3] House, Historic Resources Inventory, Foster Sherrill, 1984, SHPO library, Hartford.
Assessors information and Parcel IDs retrieved from the website
Maps and GIS information retrieved from the website

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