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Sherman, William Watts, House

Newport, Rhode Island
County of Newport.
2 Shepard Avenue
National Register Number: 70000015
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: RI-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Part of Salve Regina University.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 30, 1970):
Constructed 1876-76, this house is characterized by a bold and symmetrical massing of forms. Architect H.H. Richardson imported the English Queen Anne style to the United States with his design for this house.

The property continues to be used as a dormitory at Salve Regina University. There have been no changes made to the property since 2002 and no threats exist at this time. The property is maintained by the University’s Facilities Department as well as contractors when required.

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