8871 Norwood Avenue (a.k.a. 100 Bells Mill Road)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(photo courtesy of Chestnut Hill Historical Society-John Naylor Collection: 1970.60)


DATE: 1860-1861
ORIGINAL OWNER: Richard C. McMurtrie
ARCHITECT: Unknown
CONTRACTOR: Unknown

Called “Homestable” and “Low Hill,” this house is little altered and still presents the image of a rural, bucolic
Chestnut Hill even though today there are no sheep to be found grazing in a fold to the right of the house.