Details for Potton House (Atlas Number 5227004100)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5227004100

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Marker Number 4100
Atlas Number 5227004100
Marker Title Potton House
Index Entry Potton House
Address 200 Gregg Street
City Big Spring
County Howard
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 266422
UTM Northing 3571111
Subject Codes railroads; houses, residential buildings; design and construction; English immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1976
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 200 Gregg Street, Big Spring
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Joseph Potton (1847-1920), a native of England and master mechanic for Texas & Pacific Railroad, built this Victorian residence in 1901. Designed by the Fort Worth firm of S. B. Haggart and Son, the house was constructed of Pecos sandstone with iron pillars and zinc gable decorations. Potton, a school board trustee, and his wife occupied the home after he retired in 1912 and often entertained here. Later their daughter, Mrs. Henry R. Hayden, and her family resided here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1976.

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Potton House (RTHL)
Potton House (RTHL)