Details for Scripture-Deavenport House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5121004617


Marker Number 4617
Atlas Number 5121004617
Marker Title Scripture-Deavenport House
Index Entry Scripture-Deavenport House
Address 819 West Oak
City Denton
County Denton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 673233
UTM Northing 3676717
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Mission (Architectural style); markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location on S. side of W. Oak between Mounts Ave. and Fulton St.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text The original part of this house was built in 1885-86 for local grocer Robert C. Scripture and his wife Annie (Brown). It was later owned by Robert Hann, a merchant and civic leader. Constructed as a Victorian residence, it was remodeled and enlarged about 1912 during the ownership of banker B. H. Deavenport. The mission revival changes were completed by M. B. Whitlock, a local contractor, and feature a decorative rose window on the third floor. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980


Scripture-Deavenport House
Scripture-Deavenport House

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