Listings by StateHistoric DistrictsVacant / Not In Use
RHODE ISLAND - Newport County - Historic Districts
Bellevue Avenue Historic District (added 1972 - - #72000023)
Also known as Ochre Point/Cliffs Historic District
Roughly bounded Atlantic Ocean, Easton Bay, Coggeshall Ave.,Spring St., and Memorial Blvd. , Newport
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Multiple
Architectural Style:
Late Victorian, Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance:
1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Domestic,Recreation And Culture,Social
Historic Sub-function:
Civic, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function:
Museum, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility
Bellevue Avenue/Casino Historic District (added 1972 - - #72000024)
170-230 Bellvue Avenue , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Multiple
Architectural Style:
Shingle Style
Area of Significance:
Commerce, Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Recreation And Culture,Social
Historic Sub-function:
Civic, Specialty Store, Sport Facility
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function:
Civic, Museum, Specialty Store, Sport Facility
Fort Adams (added 1970 - - #70000014)
Also known as Fort Adams Historic District
W of Newport at Fort Adams Rd. and Harrison Ave. , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Unknown
Architectural Style:
No Style Listed
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Military, Engineering
Period of Significance:
1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner:
State,Federal
Historic Function:
Defense
Historic Sub-function:
Fortification, Military Facility, Naval Facility
Current Function:
Defense, Education, Landscape
Current Sub-function:
Park
Fort Hamilton Historic District (added 2001 - - #01001158)
Also known as Rose Island
Rose Island , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
de Tousard, Anne Louis
Architectural Style:
No Style Listed
Area of Significance:
Transportation, Military, Architecture, Engineering
Period of Significance:
1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner:
Private,Local
Historic Function:
Defense,Transportation
Historic Sub-function:
Fortification, Water-Related
Current Function:
Education
Current Sub-function:
Research Facility
Fort Hamilton Historic District (added 1995 - - #95000663)
Also known as Rose Island;See Also:Lighthouses of Rhode Island TR
Rose Island , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer:
de Tousard, Anne Louis
Architectural Style:
No Style Listed
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Engineering, Military, Transportation
Cultural Affiliation:
Euro-American
Period of Significance:
1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner:
Private,Local
Historic Function:
Defense,Transportation
Historic Sub-function:
Fortification, Water-Related
Current Function:
Education
Current Sub-function:
Research Facility
Horsehead--Marbella (added 1999 - - #99000675)
240 Highland Dr. , Jamestown
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Johnston, J.D., Bevins, C. L.
Architectural Style:
Shingle Style
Historic Person:
Wharton, Joseph
Significant Year:
1882, 1889, 1920
Area of Significance:
Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Jamestown Archeological District (added 1989 - - #83004869)
Also known as Great Creek Archeological District
Address Restricted , Jamestown
Historic Significance:
Information Potential
Area of Significance:
Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation:
Late Archaic, Anglo-American
Period of Significance:
1750-1799, 1749-1500 AD, 1500-1999 BC, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-1499 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner:
Private,Local
Historic Function:
Agriculture/Subsistence,Domestic,Funerary,Religion
Historic Sub-function:
Ceremonial Site, Graves/Burials, Village Site
Current Function:
Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Kay Street--Catherine Street--Old Beach Road Historic District (added 1973 - - #73000052)
Also known as The Hill
Newport , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Multiple
Architectural Style:
Queen Anne, Greek Revival, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance:
Literature, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner:
Private,Local
Historic Function:
Domestic,Health Care
Historic Sub-function:
Resort, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Little Compton Common Historic District (added 1974 - - #74000041)
Little Compton , Little Compton
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Unknown
Architectural Style:
Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance:
1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner:
Private,Federal,Local
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function:
City Hall, Religious Structure, School, Specialty Store
Newport Historic District (added 1968 - - #68000001)
Bounded roughly by Van Zandt Ave., Newport Harbor, Thames, Pope, William Sts., Bellevue Ave., Bull, Broadway, Kingston , Newport
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Multiple
Architectural Style:
Colonial
Area of Significance:
Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner:
Private,Local
Historic Function:
Domestic,Education,Religion
Historic Sub-function:
Library, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function:
Museum, Single Dwelling
Ocean Drive Historic District (added 1976 - - #76000048)
Ocean Dr. , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Multiple
Architectural Style:
Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance:
Conservation, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1700-1749
Owner:
Federal,Private,State
Historic Function:
Domestic,Recreation And Culture,Social
Historic Sub-function:
Civic, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function:
Civic, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Single Dwelling
Ochre Point-Cliffs Historic District (added 1975 - - #75000211)
Also known as See Also:Sherman,William Watts,House,Breakers,The
Roughly bounded by Bellevue Ave. and Coastland as far N as Memorial Blvd. and S to Sheep Point Cove , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Multiple
Architectural Style:
Other, Queen Anne, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function:
Museum, Single Dwelling
Osborn--Bennett Historic District (added 2005 - - #05001460)
1137, 1148, 1168, 1188 Main Rd. , Tiverton
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style:
Italianate, Federal
Area of Significance:
Community Planning And Development, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Agriculture/Subsistence,Domestic,Funerary
Historic Sub-function:
Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function:
Cemetery, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Smith--Gardiner--Norman Farm Historic District (added 2008 - - #08000234)
Also known as Paradise Farm
583 Third Beach Rd. , Middletown
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Clarke and Howe
Architectural Style:
Colonial Revival, Federal
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1750-1799
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Agriculture/Subsistence,Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function:
Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function:
Conservation Area, Museum, Natural Feature
Southern Thames Historic District (added 2008 - - #08000314)
Also known as Lower Thames Historic District
Thames St. from Memorial Blvd. to Morton Ave. , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
et.al., Cram, Ralph Adam
Architectural Style:
Federal, Colonial
Area of Significance:
Community Planning And Development, Industry, Architecture, Social History, European, Commerce
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner:
Private,Local
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Defense,Domestic,Education,Government,Industry/Processing/Extraction,Religion
Historic Sub-function:
Business, Fire Station, Manufacturing Facility, Military Facility, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function:
Business, Clubhouse, Mortuary, Processing Site, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Stonybrook Estate Historic District (added 2009 - - #09000708)
501-521 Indian Ave. and 75 Vaucluse Ave. , Middletown
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Trumbauer, Horace
Architectural Style:
Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic,Landscape
Historic Sub-function:
Garden, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function:
Garden, Single Dwelling
Tiverton Four Corners Historic District (added 1974 - - #74000042)
Roughly bounded by Main, West and East Rds. , Tiverton
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Unknown
Architectural Style:
Other, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance:
Transportation, Architecture, Commerce, Military, Industry
Period of Significance:
1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner:
Private,Local
Historic Function:
Agriculture/Subsistence,Commerce/Trade,Domestic,Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function:
Business, Fishing Facility Or Site, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Business, Single Dwelling
US Naval War College (added 1966 - - #66000876)
Also known as See Also:Luce Hall
Coaster's Harbor Island , Newport
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Education, Military
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner:
Federal
Historic Function:
Defense,Education
Historic Sub-function:
College, Naval Facility
Current Function:
Defense, Education
Current Sub-function:
College, Naval Facility
Windmill Hill Historic District (added 1978 - - #78000067)
Eldred Ave. and N. Main Rd. , Jamestown
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Unknown
Architectural Style:
Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance:
Agriculture, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner:
Local,Private
Historic Function:
Agriculture/Subsistence,Domestic,Funerary
Historic Sub-function:
Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function:
Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Single Dwelling
Return to Top
Select a Different RHODE ISLAND County (map)
Bristol
Kent
Newport
Providence
Washington
Select a Different State (map)
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District Of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Return to Home Page