Dennis St. near Wells

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Dennis St Near Wells 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: D-0937
  • Address: Dennis Street Near Wells, Rte 1, Box 617A
  • Name: Mr. & Mrs. M. C. Hunt, John Lee Massengill
  • Date: 1918-1919
  • Town: Diboll
  • Block: Out of corporate limit
  • Lot: 10
  • Architect/Builder:  John Lee Massengill
  • Condition: Good; vinyl siding added 1975, was 155 drop siding plan with shed bays on each side, vertical board siding; sheet metal roof.
  • Description: 1-story; wood frame with vinyl siding over drop siding; raised pier foundation with skirt; rectangular plan with addition at rear; steep hip roof with corrugated metal roofing, extended rafter ends; interior brick chimney; inset gallery porch with low wall, boxed battered wood columns; single wood entry door (modern); windows 2/2 wood double-hung, 6’6″ high and 32″ wide.
  • Significance:  Sold out of family twice – Hunts purchased it in 1971; barn on property was built by Mr. John Lee Massengill ca. 65-70 years ago; wood frame with upper loft, central bay, rectangular.