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Ware Mill and Preston Mill
Ware and Pierce Mills
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 The Ware and Preston Mills, built respectively in 1902 and 1903 after Winslow and Bigelow designs, were constructed on either side of the Neponset just south of the Pierce Mill and replaced earlier frame industrial buildings. these three-story flat roofed mills are rather straightforward in form and design and are characterized by plain rectangular fenestration and restrained classical and Georgian Revival detailing of brick quoins, keystoned brick window lintels, and on the Ware Mill, a heavy modillion and dentil cornice.

Source: National Register Nomination form for Dorchester/Milton Lower Mills Industrial District.

Preston Mill
Walter Baker & Co., Ltd., Pierce & Preston Mills
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 Walter Baker & Co., Ltd., Pierce & Preston Mills

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Created: May 17, 2005   Modified: May 17, 2005