211 Amherst Avenue
Historic Plaque: N
Owner Info: Y
Sub: Sibley's 3rd BL 17
Lot: 48,50, 52-56, pt 49, 51, 57
Description: Originally 1 3/4 story cottage, frame with cedar shingle clapboard siding. Full basement, 5 rooms + bath, 2 fireplaces. Gambrel roof, dormers, front porch with stone walls & pillars.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: N
Add To: Y
Sub From: :N
Changes Details: 1927 addition - Architect Charles Cellarius. Two 1 3/4 story frame wings: 1 with crawl space basement, the other with 1st floor 2-car garage. 2 rooms added to each floor + 1 1/2 baths. Cedar shingle siding put on entire house. 1 fireplace closed. (Picture in file without trees in the way) 1947 - Formal garden with large slate terrace + pierced-brick walls on 3 sides was designed by Eleanor Christie of Mariemont .
Current Owner: Lucas V. Haugh
Curr Date Fr: 2015
Curr Date To:
Original Owner: Frank M.) & Ina Walton Payne
Date Fr: 1910
Date To: 1962
Owner 1: Herbert M. & Jeanne F. Geary
Date Fr 1: 1962
Date To 1: 1966
Owner 2: Lewis G. & Noralee T. Gatch
Date Fr 2: 1966
Date To 2: 1971
Owner 3: Leonard J. (& Elinor M. ) Winchester (Elizabeth A. when sold)
Date Fr 3: 1971
Date To 3: 2015
1975 Owner: Leonard J. Winchester. 48-50-52-53-54-55-56, pt 49, 51, 57 Sib 3 BL 17
Story 1 : Frank Payne was Senior Warden of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, March 1948 - Jan 1961. Children Frank H. Payne Jr. (307 Terrace Place) & Betty (Payne) Kniffen (714 Yale & 2 Kent Circle).
Story 2 : John Gatch (625 Valley View) remembers living here until he was about 5 or 6 years old, next door to his aunt Ann Gatch (602 Miami), and again on Valley View next door to his aunt Ann Gatch (635 Valley View).
Story 3 : Elinor Louise Winchester was born 9 November 1927 and died 20 January 2006, aged 78 years, buried 24 January 2006 in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati OH, Craver- Riggs Funeral Home.) Leonard J. Winchester was born in Germany and immigrated first to France and then to USA as a teenager with his parents. He died 20 June 2015 aged 91.
Payne, Frank H. Sr.
Frank & Ina Payne
Mrs. Frank Payne
Herbert & Jeanne Geary (moved from 211 Terrace Place)
Lewis & Noralee Gatch (moved to Indian Hill)
L. J. & Elinor Winchester
L. J. Winchester