Brougham Cottage

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

4746 Amboy Road

ARCHITECT: Unknown

DATE: 1725-90

STYLE: Dutch-American

Annadale Dutch-American Staten Island

The Brougham Cottage is a rare Dutch-American farmhouse significant as a reminder of Staten Island’s rural heritage and its vernacular architectural traditions. The first-story fieldstone chimney wall, the Dutch H-framing with its attic “knee walls” and small windows are characteristic features of Dutch-American architecture. As was typical of colonial farmhouses, the house was originally oriented facing southward for maximum light and did not have a door facing Amboy Road until the 20th century. The house occupies a portion of an 80-acre patent granted to Daniel Stillwell in the late 17th century.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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