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BUILDING FORM (43 Woodland Road) <br /> ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION <br /> Describe architectural features. Evaluate the characteristics of the building in terms of other buildings within the <br /> community. <br /> The house at 43 Woodland Road is a good example of the Garrison Colonial mode which became popular in the 1930s. As is <br /> typical the 2 1/2-story, side-gabled dwelling displays a second story extended slightly outward to overhang the wall below. <br /> The first floor facade has a slate veneer while the remainder of the building is clapboarded. Centered on the five-bay facade <br /> is a six-panel door flanked by fluted pilasters with a five-light transom. Four large pendants are suspended from the overhang <br /> at the ends of the elevation and adjacent to the entrance. First floor windows contain 6/9 sash on the first floor and 6/6 sash <br /> upstairs. A brick chimney rises from the center of the asphalt-shingled roof. The side eaves are flush. Offset to the left is an <br /> attached, side-gabled garage with two pairs of vertical board doors with large iron hinges. A single-story room is offset to the <br /> northwest of the main house block. A small addition was constructed at the rear in the late 1990s. <br /> HISTORICAL NARRATIVE <br /> escribe the history of the building. Explain its associations with local(or state) history. Include uses of the building and <br /> t!)e role(s) the owners/occupants played within the community. <br /> This house was constructed in 1934-5 for D. Craig and Mildred Wark on lot 32 of Part A of the Oakmount Park subdivision. <br /> The January 1, 1935 valuation list indicates that the building was then unfinished. According to the present owner,the <br /> builder was Walter Black. The house had been purchased by Robert and Marilyn Wilkinson in 1968. The present owners, <br /> Gerald and Janet Howell, purchased the house in 1984. <br /> BIBLIOGRAPHY and/or REFERENCES <br /> Lexington Assessors Records. <br /> Lexington Directories, various dates. <br /> Lexington Valuation Lists, various dates. <br /> Recommended for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. If checked,you must attached a completed <br /> National Register Criteria Statement form. <br />