Stick style

Stick style

An eclectic wooden-frame style of the late 1800s that was usually asymmetrical in plan and elevation. It had wood trim members applied as ornamentation on the exterior that expressed the structure of the building, as corner posts and diagonal bracing; also featured porches and towers and ornamented gable apexes.

Stick style

Stick style
An eclectic style of domestic architecture in the United States primarily from about 1860 to 1890, mainly of wood-frame construction; usually asymmetric in both plan and section; has applied ornamentation in the form of wood boards on the exterior surfaces that is intended to express the inner structure of the building. Buildings in this style usually include some of the following characteristics: a façade of clapboard or board-and-batten siding with structural framing materials used as exterior ornamentation or wood boards prominently applied in patterns on wall surfaces; prominent structural corner posts; spacious porches, decorated in wood with simple diagonal braces or brackets; a steeply pitched gable roof, often with intersecting gables and/or cross gables; eaves with a significant overhang, often supported by large diagonal brackets; exposed roof trusses and rafters; corbeled chimneys.
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Featuring late Victorian Stick Style architecture, the Strafford Station had remained largely unaltered since 1884 with the exception of the loss of the original slate roof and decorative roof cresting.