|The Buttery is a house in Dorchester,
Massachusetts. Over the years, many of the residents have been members
of the Society for Creative
Anachronism, a medieval recreation group, but The Buttery is no
longer the hotbed of SCA activity it once was. Currently, seven of us
The house was built shortly after the turn of the previous century. It is a style of house known as a "four-square", which was popular here in Massachusetts at the time; it is called that because the shape of the house is nearly square, a very efficient shape that gives you a lot of space for the size of house. If it weren't for the complex roof line, it would be rather close to being a cube.