Richmond-Lockwood House - Table of Contents

Exterior - The Richmond-Lockwood House
844 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y.
844 Delaware originally encompassed the land all the way through to Richmond Avenue
(in Delaware Preservation District)

Completed:

1918 alterations

Architects:

1918 alterations by Esenwein & Johnson

Style:

English Tudor Revival manor house

Present Owner:

Child and Family Services  (online Feb. 2021)

Status:

In Delaware Preservation District

2003 photos



Two and a half story Tudor Revival  manor house    ...    Asymmetrical    ...    Prominent, steeply pitched cross gable roof    ...    Enclosed sun porch in left front



Decorative (i.e., not structural) half-timbering and brick façade



Front entrance steps    ...   
Tudor Revival arch, stone enframement with quoins    ...    Front porch does not include front door    ...    Eight-over-eight lights with Tudor arched transoms. One would expect the front door place of front door - which is located to the left    ...    Hood molding over segmented transom.    ...    12-light  casement windows to right of porch



Front entrance steps, with door on far left.



Enclosed sun porch in left front includes main entry    ...   
Transom windows    ...    Tudor or flattened pointed arches in door surrounds or entry porches    ...    Hood molding over segmented transom



Compound arches    ...    Small tabs of cut stone project into surrounding brickwork, giving a quoin-like effect



Tudor or flattened pointed arches in door surround.    ...    Two triangular spandrels



Triangular spandrel



Straight headed eight over eight lights.    ...    Flat stone lintel    ...    Gibbs surround



Decorative (i.e., not structural) half-timbering    ...    Stucco inset into exposed wood framing    ...    Rows (bands, strings) of four casement windows located on main gable



Carved corbels on rectangular bay window    ...   Rounded dentils



Carved bargeboard (vergeboard, gableboard)    ...    Half-timbering



Carved bargeboard (vergeboard, gableboard)    ...    Half-timbering




Steeply pitched gabled  dormer    ...    Carved vergeboard    ..   
Half-timbering   ...    Double casement windows



Massive chimney    ...    Multiple shafts in chimney, representing the number of flues contained within




Rear (west) of house


Rear (west) of house    ...    Half-timbering    ...    Dormer with band of windows     ...    Transom windows over first floor entry and windows



Rear (west) of house   


Rear (west) of house    ...     Battered posts



Rear (west) of house






Special thanks to the Child and Family Services staff for their cooperation, and especially Dean Broeker. Kevin Burke, and Tricia Smith.

Color photos and their arrangement © 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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