Fenner, Thomas, House

43 Stony Acre Dr., Cranston, Rhode Island


Historic American Buildings Survey, George J. Vaillancourt, Photographer, 1940 VIEW FROM NORTHWEST (BEFORE 1902).

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey


Street View 


The Thomas Fenner House is an example of a Rhode Island frame house with the stone of the chimney exposed at one end (i.e., the stone ender). -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 2, 1990
Reference number
Architectural styles
Colonial; Georgian; Other architectural type; Post Medieval English
Areas of significance
Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural outbuildings; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Periods of significance
1650-1699; 1700-1749; 1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
1677; 1835
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4


17th Century (444)
Brick (42,460)
Built 1677 (11)
Built during 1670s (60)
Colonial (1,104)
Cranston, Rhode Island (16)
Georgian (1,428)
Have Street View (43,753)
House (27,202)
Private owner (54,396)
Providence County, Rhode Island (427)
Rhode Island (779)
Stone (26,161)
Uknown (4)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER