NPS Number: 07000997

This Italianate style residence was constructed in 1887.  The house sits in a rural setting surrounded by open meadow and hay fields near the small village of Potter Valley. The house was extensively altered in the 1930s, removing many of the architectural elements.  In 2006 many of the original architectural elements of the house were reconstructed and rehabilitated based on historical photographs and remaining material evidence. All masonry architectural elements were reconstructed using salvaged and original materials discovered on site during the course of the project. The house was listed at the local level of significance under Criteria A and B.  The house has important association in the hops industry in southern Mendocino County and was the residence and center of operations for prominent local farmer and businessman, Joseph Spotswood.

Registration Date: 9/27/2007

County: Mendocino

11820 West Rd.

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