Griggs House - Table of Contents

Great Hall - Abbott S. Griggs House
The future home of the Palmer House at the Griggs Mansion Bed & Breakfast
871 E. Main St, East Aurora, NY

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Vestibule - Quarter sawn oak

Great hall

Great hall

  • One of 3 fireplaces in the house
  • Original gas insert

Beamed ceiling - egg-and-dart, dentil, bead-and-reel moldings

North Wind grotesque and acanthus leaves on frieze

Shell / acanthus leaves on frieze below mantel

Original gas insert


Fluted square newel

Oak wainscot

Anaglypta wallpaper

Pocket door between the gret hall and double parlor: oak wood on hall side; cherry on the double parlor side

Special thanks to owners Palmer and Sharon Pisle for their cooperation

Photos and their arrangement © 2006 Chuck LaChiusa
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