South Ocean Avenue
Building Address: 391 South Ocean Avenue
Section / Block / Lot: 17/ 3 / 13
Surveyor’s Name: Jackie Peu-Duvallon
Survey Date: January 2004
Building Type: House
Building Name: N/A
Date of Construction: ca. 1880
Architect: Not available.
No. of Floors: 2
Decorative Features: Fascia trim, Doric porch columns
Siding Material(s): Wood shingle
Roof Style: Eave front gable end
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Window Style(s): 1/1 double hung original
No. of Entrances and Placement: One front entrance on the east façade.
Chimneys and Placement: One interior brick chimney
Architectural Integrity: Moderate. The over all appearance of the house is likely as it was fist constructed, except that windows and original roofing material have been replaced. The porch may be a later addition.
Architectural Style: Vernacular 19th Century Folk
Standing two stories tall and three bays wide, this house has a square, symmetrical massing. Its low-pitched eave front gable end roof clad in standing seam metal sheet. The house has brown-stained wood shingle siding trimmed in white. Decorative features include white-painted fascia trim, door and window mouldings, and flat, jigsaw cut trim on the small gable above the front door. The windows are one-over-one original double hung, with storms set in front of them. The foundation is of brick. An interior gable end brick chimney is located toward the south façade. A one-story addition with separate entrance is also located on the south façade.
Its tax assessment card states that it dates from 1925, which is unlikely given its style. The house appears on an 1888 map of Patchogue, the property of E. Wicks. A 1915 map attributes the house to E.F. Wicks.
Tax assessment cards, Incorporated Village of Patchogue Building Records.
Map of Patchogue, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, 1872.
Plan of South Part Patchogue, 1888.
Part of Patchogue, 1915.
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