Completed in 1863, "The Glover Residence is noted for its blend of Western and Japanese elements and is an example of treaty port building. This type of architecture closely resembles one-story bungalows used by foreigners in Hong Kong or Shanghai and imported to Japan by British traders." (Wikipedia) In spite of the Western influence, "The basic construction of the house is Japanese . . . . It consists of traditional Japanese roof supports and post-and-beam frames set down on boulders."
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