Mason, John, House (NRIS 90000172)
1303 Massachusetts Ave.,
Massachusetts. County/parish: Middlesex.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 09, 1990.
Part of First Period Buildings of Eastern Massachusetts TR
- John Mason House (Lexington, Massachusetts)
- The John Mason House is an historic First Period house on 1303 Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington, Massachusetts. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, its main block three bays wide, with a side gable roof, clapboard siding, and two chimneys set behind the roof ridge. A leanto section to the rear gives it a saltbox profile, and an ell extends to the right. The oldest portion of the house, a three-bay portion of its main block, was built circa 1715. The building has been repeatedly extended and altered over the years. John Mason, its builder, was a prominent local citizen.The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/90000172