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RHODE ISLAND - Newport County - Historic Districts

Bellevue Avenue Historic District
(added 1972 - Newport County - #72000023)
Also known as Ochre Point/Cliffs Historic District
Roughly bounded Atlantic Ocean, Easton Bay, Coggeshall Ave.,Spring St., and Memorial Blvd. , Newport
(6060 acres, 63 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #72000024)
170-230 Bellvue Avenue , Newport
(80 acres, 3 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #70000014)
Also known as Fort Adams Historic District
W of Newport at Fort Adams Rd. and Harrison Ave. , Newport
(800 acres, 12 buildings, 9 structures)
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 - Newport County - #01001158)
Also known as Rose Island
Rose Island , Newport
(170 acres, 2 buildings, 5 structures)
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 - Newport County - #95000663)
Also known as Rose Island;See Also:Lighthouses of Rhode Island TR
Rose Island , Newport
(170 acres, 2 buildings, 5 structures)
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 - Newport County - #99000675)
240 Highland Dr. , Jamestown
(260 acres, 2 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #83004869)
Also known as Great Creek Archeological District
Address Restricted , Jamestown
(3100 acres)
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 - Newport County - #73000052)
Also known as The Hill
Newport , Newport
(2800 acres, 129 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #74000041)
Little Compton , Little Compton
(150 acres, 24 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #68000001)
Bounded roughly by Van Zandt Ave., Newport Harbor, Thames, Pope, William Sts., Bellevue Ave., Bull, Broadway, Kingston , Newport
(2500 acres, 392 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #76000048)
Ocean Dr. , Newport
(15090 acres, 53 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #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
(2300 acres, 50 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #05001460)
1137, 1148, 1168, 1188 Main Rd. , Tiverton
(270 acres, 10 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #08000234)
Also known as Paradise Farm
583 Third Beach Rd. , Middletown
(1290 acres, 4 buildings, 2 structures)
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 - Newport County - #08000314)
Also known as Lower Thames Historic District
Thames St. from Memorial Blvd. to Morton Ave. , Newport
(1350 acres, 737 buildings, 2 structures)
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 - Newport County - #09000708)
501-521 Indian Ave. and 75 Vaucluse Ave. , Middletown
(86 acres, 4 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #74000042)
Roughly bounded by Main, West and East Rds. , Tiverton
(500 acres, 28 buildings, 1 structure)
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 - Newport County - #66000876)
Also known as See Also:Luce Hall
Coaster's Harbor Island , Newport
(40 acres, 2 buildings)
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 - Newport County - #78000067)
Eldred Ave. and N. Main Rd. , Jamestown
(7720 acres, 23 buildings, 1 structure)
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: Private , Local
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




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