Shirley-Eustis House

31-37 Shirley St., Roxbury, Massachusetts

Photos 

Shirley-Eustis House

1. GENERAL VIEW, FROM EAST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Street Views 

Description 

One of the most formal and imposing Georgian houses in New England, built by William Shirley, a Royal Governor (1741-49, 1753-56). American forces used it as a barracks and hospital during their siege of Boston (1775-76). -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 9, 1960

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000787
Architectural style
Georgian
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1700-1749; 1750-1799
Significant years
1741; 1756; 1867

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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