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ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE (Describe important architectural features and <br /> evaluate in terms of other buildings within the community.) <br /> This cottage, built at the same time as the house at 14 Percy Road, has <br /> a prominent gambrel roof with broad overhang like the main house, but is <br /> otherwise a much simpler structure. <br /> HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE (Explain the role owners played in localor state <br /> history and how the building relates to the development of the community.) <br /> This cottage was built by Col. Charles C.G. Thornton for his niece at <br /> the same time as he built a house for himself adjacent at 14 Percy Road. <br /> Both houses were built by contractor Day of Magnolia. Before 1889, Colonel <br /> Thornton died and his widow moved to the cottage. <br /> BIBLIOGRAPHY and/or REFERENCES (name of publication, author, date and publisher) <br /> Lexington Minute Man, June 16, 1893, October 12, 1894 Oct. 2-0 <br /> 1906 atlas <br /> 1894 Directory <br /> 1899 Directory <br /> 1906 Directory <br /> 10M - 7/82 <br />