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JamestownRI MarbellaHorsehead.jpg
Location 240 Highland Drive, Jamestown, Rhode Island
Built 1883
Built by J. D. Johnston
Architect Charles L. Bevins
NRHP reference No. 99000675
Added to NRHP June 16, 1999

Horsehead/Marbella is an historic summer house at 240 Highland Drive in Jamestown, Rhode Island. Occupying a spectacular setting on a southerly-projecting peninsula, this Shingle style house and carriage house were designed by Charles L. Bevins and built for industrialist Joseph Wharton in the 1880s. It is also notable as an early example of the lower-key architectural styles associated with Jamestown's summer community, differentiating it from the more elaborate summer estates developed in nearby Newport.

The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. It continues to be owned by Wharton's descendants.

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