804 Main St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

804 Main St

Construction date: ca. 1880-1889

Style:

Queen anne, Eastlake/Queen Anne.

The house is characterized by the peaked, round tower with open second-floor balcony and elaborate wooden bargeboards and trim.

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : 1985 Shelbyville West National Register District
Designated at Local level : Shelbyville Historic District

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible
Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story, multiple-bay domestic building in the Eastlake/Queen Anne style built in the period 1880-1889. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding. The building has a multi-plane hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and decorative wooden cornice elements. The gable peaks are adorned with metal finials. There is one offset right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. The gabled ground floor bay features a palladian window with leaded glass. There is a single-story, two-bay porch characterized by a multi-plane/complex roof clad in asphalt shingles with elaborated wood posts.

Description generated by RuskinARC.