August Hawkins and his sister Prudence around 1900


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The information in this form is based on information in the original South Shore Estuary Survey.  Corrections to obvious typographical and spelling errors have been made.  Corrections to factual errors, updates or comments on the information are enclosed either in [square brackets] or are clearly indicated as updates in the text..  Since the surveys were conducted in the Summer of 2004, the information reflects that time period unless otherwise noted.  Because the South Shore Estuary Survey report format is not entirely consistent with the original Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities/Town of Brookhaven survey formats, there are a few additional fields on this page not found on the original forms.  The original South Shore Estuary Survey Report is available as a PDF document by clicking on the below.

South Shore Estuary Survey Form  

20 Newey Lane

 If checked, this is a Supplemental Form, not included in the original surveys.

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Inventory Code: Br16.1.1-S  
Prepared Date: 6/2/2004  
Revised Date: 3/29/2011  
Submitter Name: Jayme Breschard  
Submitter Address: 382 Main Street

Port Washington, NY 11050
Organization: Long Island Traditions, Inc  
1-Building/Site Name: 20 Newey Lane  
2a-County: Suffolk   2b-Town: Brookhaven 2c-Village: Hamlet of Brookhaven
3-Street Location:  
 4a-Public    4b-Private
5a-Present Owner:   Post Morrow Foundation 5b-Address:   16 Bay Road, PO Box 204, Brookhaven, NY 11719

6a-Original:   Residence

6b-Present:   Residence

 7a-Visible From Road

 7b-Interior Accessible
7b-Interior Comment:   By appointment
Architectural Style:   
  Gambrel Cottage  
  The building at 16 Newey Lane sits on the west side of Newey Lane, although its façade faces south towards the canal that runs east to Carmans River. Surrounding the building is the Newey-Tooker boatyard. In the rear (north) lot sits a front-gabled one-story outbuilding with double vertical board swing doors, asphalt shingle roof, and coursed wood shingle cladding. Building Dimensions: 37’ x 33’ No. of Floors: 2. There is a one-story addition on the façade with new plate glass windows. The three-sided bay window has new sashes and glazing.  
Decorative Features: 
  Pedimented entry porch with brackets and gable louvers  
Building Materials 



 8d-Board & Batten



Structural System
 9a-Wood Frame Interlocking Joints    9b-Wood Frame Light Members:   9c-Masonry:
9d-Metal Comment:   
 9e-Other Comment:   
Roof Style: 
  Gambrel with flat roof one-story façade (south) addition  
Roofing Materials: 
  Asphalt shingle, plain  
  Three-sided bay, gabled dormer with six-over-six double-hung sash, one-light casement, plate glass, and one-over-one double-hung sash ribbon windows  
  Off-centered on façade (south) and another on the one-story addition’s west elevation  
  Two exterior brick end-wall chimneys; one on the east elevation and one at the end of the one-story addition on the south façade  
   10a-Excellent   10b-Good   10c-Fair    10d-Deteriorated
  11a-Original Site  11b-Moved If so, when?
11c-Alterations:    «»
Photo & Map
12-Photo Photos and images
[Threats were not evaluated in the original South Shore Estuary Survey.  They are an evaluation by J. Deitz]
  14a-None Known:   14b-Zoning   14c-Roads
  14d-Developers   14e-Deterioration
Related Outbuildings and Property
 15a-Barn  15b-Carriage House  15c-Garage
 15d-Privy  15e-Shed   15f-Greenhouse
 15g-Shop  15h-Gardens   15i-Landscape Features
15i-Landscape Features:   
Surroundings of the Building
 16a-Open Land  16b-Woodland  16c-Scattered Bldgs.
 16d-Densely Built-up  16e-Commercial  16f-Industrial
 16g-Residential 16h-Other:   Adjacent to and associated with a boat yard and associated docking canal.
Interrelationship of Building and Surroundings
Other Notable Features of Building and Site
18-Notable Features:      «»
19-Initial Const Date:   ca. 1900  
Historic and Architectural Importance
20-Importance:    «»
21-Sources:   Gottfried, Herbert and Jan Jennings. American Vernacular Design, 1870-1940. New York: Van Norstrand Reinhold, 1985 «»
22-Theme:   Residence  
Prepared By: 
  John Deitz  
Supplemental Material: