Details for Sangster House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5185008613


Marker Number 8613
Atlas Number 5185008613
Marker Title Sangster House
Index Entry Sangster House
Address 1113 E. Washington Ave
City Navasota
County Grimes
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 780612
UTM Northing 3366009
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Queen Anne (Architectural style); design and construction
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1113 E. Washington Avenue, Navasota.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1902 by Robert Andrew "Buck" Sangster (1878-1957), with part of the proceeds from a winning lottery ticket. Constructed in the Queen Anne revival style with classic revival elements on the exterior. Curly red pine woodwork decorates the 12-room interior. Ernest Lord (1860-1941) was the architect. The house was purchased in 1929 by Sangster's brother, W. W. Sangster, and it remained in the Sangster family until 1965. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974

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