House of the Week: A Mill Workers' Home Turned Modern Mansion

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Tucked between two expansive local parks, this estate is barely recognizable as the humble textile mill workers’ cottage it was built as in 1835.

Back then, it was a duplex of sorts, housing two families and set amid many other homes of its type – part of a village built around the mill. Now it’s a single-family home on nearly five acres amid parkland. It maintains its original stone appeal from the front, but otherwise is a modern home complete with reinforced concrete …

Posted from: http://www.zillow.com/blog/mill-worker-cottage-to-modern-198649/

Tucked between two expansive local parks, this estate is barely recognizable as the humble textile mill workers’ cottage it was built as in 1835.

Back then, it was a duplex of sorts, housing two families and set amid many other homes of its type – part of a village built around the mill. Now it’s a single-family home on nearly five acres amid parkland. It maintains its original stone appeal from the front, but otherwise is a modern home complete with reinforced concrete …

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