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Stone Lea

40 Newton Avenue

Architectural Description

A large, 21/2-story, stone and wood-frame Shingle Style dwelling with a flared hipped-gable roof,
gable and hip-roofed
wings to the west, and a glazed veranda facing the ocean.

Architect

McKim, Mead and White

Original Owner/Resident

Designed for George V. Cresson of Philadelphia

Years Built

1883-84; extensively altered in the 1940s.

Comment

A carriage house with a dome-roofed polygonal tower also stands on the property.



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