Unless indicated below, this is a transcript of the original Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities/Town of Brookhaven survey form. Since most of the surveys were conducted in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, much of the information reflects that time period.
Corrections to obvious typographical and spelling errors have been made. Corrections to factual errors in the original surveys, and updates or comments on the information are either enclosed in [square brackets], or are clearly indicated as updated material from the context of the comments.
Sites which have a suffix of “S” are supplemental sites not included in the original surveys.
Building-Structure Inventory Form
N. Corwin - McEnery House
If checked, this is a Supplemental Form, not in the original surveys.
Town of Brookhaven/SPLIA
Town Hall 205 S. Ocean Ave. Patchogue, NY 11772 631-634-7806
Brookhaven Community Development Agency
N. Corwin - McEnery House
Hamlet of Brookhaven
If checked, this site is within the Fire Place (Brookhaven Hamlet) Historic District
Michael McEnery [aft Mar 1999, Gregory C. Miglino, Jr.]
414 South Country Rd., Brookhaven
7a-Visible From Road
8d-Board & Batten
9a-Wood Frame Interlocking Joints
9b-Wood Frame Light Members
Porch added on front.. The rear addition was added early 20th century and was a Sears catolog kit. Sears supplied all the materials needed for construction includin pre-cut lumber and nails. It was delivered to the Brookhaven rail station and transported to the job site with horse drawn wagons.
Photo & Map
Related Outbuildings and Property
Surroundings of the Building
Interrelationship of Building and Surroundings
This structure is located in the hamlet of Brookhaven on historic South Country Road.
Other Notable Features of Building and Site
This house belonged to N. Corwin in , 1873, 1897 and 1902, and to C. E. Russell in 1915.
[Estimate about 1845 -- see note 19-Builder]
[This house was likely built by Nathaniel H. Corwin, definitely before 1858, probably about 1845. His first son was born about that date. It is located immediately to the north of his father's, Richard Corwin's, house (Br05B). Both were farmers.]
Historic and Architectural Importance
2 1/2 story, 3 bay, side entrance plan, gable roof house with brick foundation. 2 1/2 story wing on north. 6/6 windows.
"Atlas of Long Island", New York, by F. W. Beers, New York: Beers, Comstock & Cline, 1873.
Atlas of the Ocean Shore of Suffolk County, L.I., easterly section, Vol. I, New York: E. Belcher-Hyce, publishers, 1915.
[Map of Suffolk County: Fire Place Hamlet. J.L. Chace, 1858.]