The Joseph K. James House is a historic house at 83 Belmont Street in Somerville, Massachusetts. This 3 story wood frame house was built in 1893-4 for Joseph Knightley James, a partner in a local soap manufacturer. It is one of Somerville's best examples of Queen Anne and Colonial Revival styling. It has a rectangular Colonial Revival form with a pitched hip roof, with a Queen Anne turret and chimney tops. The front porch is supported by clusters of columns and features a pedimented gable over the entry that is decorated with a hand-carved lion's head surrounded by a floral design.The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.
== See also ==
National Register of Historic Places listings in Somerville, Massachusetts
== References ==
3. The Somerville Journal, March 15, 1894, page 1.