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INVENTORY FORM B CONTINUATION SHEET LEXINGTON 11 LEONARD ROAD <br /> 220 MORRISSEY BOULEVARD,BOSTON,MASSACHUSETTS 02125 <br /> Recommended for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. <br /> If checked,you must attach a completed National Register Criteria Statement form. <br /> ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION: <br /> Describe architectural features. Evaluate the characteristics of this building in terms of other buildings within the community. <br /> The house at 11 Leonard Road is an unusual 2 %2-story farmhouse dating to the late 19th century which appears to have seen a <br /> number of alterations in the 201h century. The building is sheathed in wood clapboards and outlined by simple cornerboards with <br /> overhanging eaves that end in returns. The broad four-bay wide elevation is now the principal fagade and faces south with an <br /> offcenter pedimented Colonial Revival entrance flanked by a pair of 6/1 sash to the west and two individual windows to the east. <br /> Rising from the roof above the entrance is a gable dormer and a fieldstone chimney is centered on the ridge. Set on a poured <br /> concrete foundation, a narrow connector of recent construction connects the east end of the building with a gablefront former <br /> barn. <br /> HISTORICAL NARRATIVE <br /> Discuss the history of the building. Explain its associations with local(or state)history. Include uses of the building, and the role(s) the <br /> owners/occupants played within the community. <br /> This house originally had a Woburn Street address- Leonard Road was not laid out until the 1930s. <br /> The first owner was Leonard K. Dunham who bought a parcel of land containing more than three acres from W.H. Homan's <br /> estate in 1895 (Book 2390, Page 188). The 1899 directory lists Dunham's occupation as fish dealer. The 1906 directory lists <br /> him as a grocer and in 1915 he is described as a farmer. In 1930 Leonard was living here with his wife Katherine and son <br /> Leonard,Jr. It was later occupied by Leonard Jr. and by another son,Robert. The property remained in the Dunham family <br /> until 1979 when it was sold by Robert and Barbara Dunham. <br /> BIBLIOGRAPHY and/or REFERENCES <br /> Middlesex County Register of Deeds, Cambridge, Mass. <br /> Town Directories <br /> U.S. Census,various years. <br /> 1906 map <br /> Continuation sheet 1 <br />