Coor-Gaston House

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Coor-Gaston House
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Coor-Gaston House, November 2012
Coor-Gaston House is located in North Carolina
Coor-Gaston House
Coor-Gaston House is located in the US
Coor-Gaston House
Location 421 Craven St., New Bern, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°6′32″N 77°2′18″W / 35.10889°N 77.03833°W / 35.10889; -77.03833Coordinates: 35°6′32″N 77°2′18″W / 35.10889°N 77.03833°W / 35.10889; -77.03833
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built c. 1767 (1767)
Architect Coor, James
Architectural style Georgian
NRHP reference # 72000940[1]
Added to NRHP February 1, 1972

Coor-Gaston House, also known as the Judge William Gaston House, is a historic home located at New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina. It was built in 1774, as determined by dendrochronology, and is a 2 1/2-story, "L"-plan, Georgian style frame dwelling with a gable roof. It features a two-tier porch enclosed by Chinese trellis railings and supported by Doric order pillars. It was the home of Congressman and jurist William Gaston (1778-1844).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Survey Planning Unit Staff (September 1971). "Coor-Gaston House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 

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