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INVENTORY FORM CONTINUATION SHEET Community: Form No: <br /> MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL CC ISSION Lexington 368 <br /> Office of the Secretary, Boston <br /> Property Name: 4 Oakland Street <br /> Indicate each item on inventory form which is being continued below. <br /> ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE <br /> Typical of late nineteenth century development of bMeriam Hill, this <br /> house has a number of Queen Anne decorative features: many window types, some <br /> with stained glass; elliptical fan ornament with T-shaped molded keystone over <br /> the window in each end gable; three-sided bay window under the porch with fan- <br /> light and wooden tracery; and curious doorway with attenuated Ionic columns <br /> entablature and sidelight only on the left. The front left corner of the <br /> building is cut out and the overhanging eave is supported by a long console <br /> bracket. An identical bracket embellishes the house to the left which was <br /> built at the same time. This bracket and the unusual T-shaped ornament which <br /> has been found elsewhere in Lexington (at the house on the northeast corner of <br /> Percy Road and Highland Avenue) may have been available at •uzzey's Lumber <br /> Company. <br /> Staple to Inventory form at bottom <br />