Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The home has multiple gables and a steeply pitched, slate covered cross-gabled roof. Side gables are decorated with hand-hewn and pegged half-timbering. Other notable features include an arcaded recessed portico, brick battlements, tall brick chimneys with chimney pots, and multiple-light double-hung and diamond-pattern casement windows. The home's interior includes stained and leaded glass windows, ornate wrought iron work, three marble and plaster fireplaces, a tile fountain and plaster coffered ceilings.
Roy A. Westbrook made his fortune in the Hendrick Oilfield in central Winkler County. Westbrook was a founding member of the Fort Worth Petroleum Club and also served as president and director of the Fort Worth Cats Baseball Club.
Marker is Property of the State of Texas
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15766.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
Location. 32° 43.223′ N, 97° 21.558′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is on Winton Terrace West 0.2 miles from Wescott Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2232 Winton Terrace West, Fort Worth TX 76109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Worth Zoological Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Raymond C. Morrison (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fairmount-Southside Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grammer-Pierce House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show (approx. 1.6 miles away); Midnight (approx. 1.7 miles away); Herbert M. Hinckley (approx. 1.8 miles away); Camp Bowie in World War I (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.