Derby Summerhouse

Also known as: McIntire Tea-house
Magna Estate, Ingersoll St., Danvers, Massachusetts

Photos 

Derby Summer House, Glen Magna Estate (moved from Elias Derby Farm

1. WEST FRONT, FROM THE SOUTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Street View 

Description 

To quote its nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, "The Derby Summer House is a rare and excellent example of a formal 18th century garden house designed with the lightness of detail which characterized the Federal Style." Also significant as a work by noted craftsman/builder, Samuel McIntire. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MA-783)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 24, 1968
Reference number
68000020
Architectural style
Federal
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Camp
Current function
Camp
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1793; 1901

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