The John Knap House, also known as Samuel Knap House, is a historic house at 984 Stillwater Road in Stamford, Connecticut. The house is a 2+12-story wood-frame structure, five bays wide, with a large central chimney. It was built c. 1705 by a Capt. John Knap and was owned by his son, Lt. John Knap. The house was bought from the Lt. John Knap's estate by his son Samuel Knap in 1765.[2] It is believed to be the second oldest house in Stamford.[2]

John Knap House
Knap House in 1968
John Knap House is located in Connecticut
John Knap House
John Knap House is located in the United States
John Knap House
Location984 Stillwater Rd., Stamford, Connecticut
Coordinates41°4′35″N 73°33′26″W / 41.07639°N 73.55722°W / 41.07639; -73.55722
Area0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
ArchitectKnap, John
NRHP reference No.79002625[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 05, 1979

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ a b David F. Ransom (October 17, 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: John Knap House". National Park Service. and Accompanying eight photos, exterior and interior, from 1977