The Abbey (John B. McCreary House) in Cape May New Jersey, built in 1869 for State Senator John B. McCreary, a Pennsylvania coal baron. This is a notable Gothic Revival clapboard villa with elaborate trim designed by Architect Stephen Decatur Button.
The Victorian house features lancet-arched windows, square casements, polygonal bay window, rectangular windows; Tudor-arched entrances; drip-stones; elaborate bargeboards; patterned shingles and siding on gable ends. It is 2-1/2 stories with 4-story (60 foot) corner entrance tower.
First floor plan
Second Floor Plan
Third and fourth floor plan.
[Images credit: Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)]