A historic saltbox house in Litchfield, Connecticut. The saltbox style is a Colonial design that originated in New England in around 1650, its name deriving to the styles similarity to the salt boxes that often were used in 17th and 18th century kitchens. They are characterized by a short roof in the front and an asymmetrically long roof in the back.
Single family dwelling
Saltbox houses -- Connecticut -- Litchfield; Architecture, Colonial -- New England; Houses -- Connecticut -- Litchfield
Smolski, Chester, "Litchfield.: Historic Saltbox House" (1970). Browse All. 1072.
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