1-- E. Walnut Lane
Survey, Pennsylvania Fire Insurance policy 15 9341
Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Note: floor plans included for all three floors.

Survey for William Fraser, October 14, 1871:
"Two and a half story stone and rough cast dwelling with two story stone and roughcast back building. Situate about 50 ft ESE from E. Walnut Lane, and about 825 ft NNE from Morton St., 22nd ward, Philadelphia.

"The first Story thus:

plan of 1st floor

"No. 1 (entry hall on site plan) thus a pair folding doors WNW with 3 light transom.....walnut rail, stairs with turned balusters leading to attic, paneled below first flight.....
"No. 2 (front parlor).....two 10 light, 14x20 windows WNW to floor all.....outside paneled shutters.....a pair sliding doors 10 ft high to No. 1, marble mantel.....
"No. 3 (dining room) .....
"No. 4 .....enclosed stairs leading to cellar and 2nd story, a dresser.....an open iron sink, hot and cold water and cooking range.....
"No. 5 of frame enclosed with plain weatherboards, ceiling only plastered.....
"The NNW porch has tin covered roof ceiling plastered.....

"The 2nd story thus:

plan of 2nd floor

"No. 1 (front bedroom) has two 8 lights 12x18 windows WNW inside paneled shutters boxed, finished at sill with 4 in. mouldings.....
"No. 2 has continuation main stairs, a window.....
(Nos. 3-7 follow)

"The 1/2 story or attic thus: (hall and two rooms)...."

plan of attic

Addenda:
"July 8, 1889. Notice received of the erection of a 3rd story to back building, in one room (Library), the outside finish on one side is faced with slate, 4 windows."

"May 7, 1892. Notice received of the erection of a 2 story frame bay window."

See original for more details regarding materials, woodwork, windows, shutters, eaves and cornices, etc.


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