26 Gurney Street (Stockton Cottage)



Building Name: 26 Gurney (Stockton Cottage)
Address:  26 Gurney Street, Cape May, NJ 08204, USA
Architect:  Button, Stephen Decatur
Builder: Unknown
Year: 1871-1872
Type:  Residential
Style: Swiss Style
Current Status: Extant
Historic American Building Survey (HABS) number:  NJ-859
Material of Construction: Frame sheathed in clapboards
Shape and Dimensions of Structure:  20′ (3-bay front) x 70′; 3 stories; gable roof with gable end facing street; 1-story
porch on front and portion of side with open, balustraded deck above
Exterior Features of Note:  Ornate pierced spandrels on porch; ornate, balustrade; floor-to-ceiling windows on first
floor; round-arched windows on third floor; bargeboards; acroterion at apex of gable
Significance:   Best preserved of eight originally identical cottages designed in the “Swiss Style.”

26 Gurney Street (Stockton Cottage)

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