Norton, Charles H., House

Also known as: Sharpenhoe
132 Redstone Hill, Plainville, Connecticut

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Description 

From 1922 until his death, this was the residence of Charles H. Norton (1851-1942), the inventor of heavy-duty precision grinding machines which have become integral to modern industrial technology. Not open to the public. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 11, 1976

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 11, 1976
Reference number
76002139
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Other architectural type; Georgian Revival
Areas of significance
Industry; Invention
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1922; 1942

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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