Holley House - Table of Contents

Exterior - Montford C. Holley House
("Durnin Gables")

401 Locust Street, Lockport, NY

Built:
1924-1925
Architect:
Oakley and Schallmo, 117 W. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY
Style:
Tudor Revival
"Durnin Gables":
Durnin: "Nine doors" - named by the 2014 owners Deborah and Ronald Franco following an old English tradition of house naming (See Project Britain (online October 2014)


Photo courtesy of Deborah and Ronald Franco



Photo courtesy of Deborah and Ronald Franco



Photo courtesy of Deborah and Ronald Franco



Photo courtesy of Deborah and Ronald Franco





Tudor Revival style   ...   Details below:



Flared roof with slate shingles



Terra cotta chimney pots  ... Slate roof



Copper conductor head



Tudor Revival ... Half-timbering



Slate roof



Tudor Revival ... Porte-cochere



Finial and pendant finial



Porte-cochere



Leaded glass lattice windows ... Plank door with Tudor arch   ...   Five door details below:



Engaged twisted columns  ... Three details below:



Frieze: grape vines ... Foliated  spandrels



Grape vines



Acanthus leaves



Door handle: lion face



Carved bargeboard beneath flared gable roof ... Half-timbering



Flemish bond



Side door   ...   Knocker detailed below:


Door knocker



September 2014 photos

 
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Special thanks to owners Deborah and Ronald Franco for their assistance in 2014 and in 2018


Except where noted, photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
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