1312-1314 Main St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

1312-1314 Main St

Construction date: ca. 1920-1929


Duplex, Craftsman


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Shelbyville Historic District

Area(s) of Significance:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, 4-bay domestic building in the Craftsman style built in the period 1920-1929. The structural system is frame. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick veneer. The building has a bellcast hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and modillions. The roof is characterized by deep eaves with twin modillions at regular intervals. There are two straddle ridge, brick chimneys. Windows are original wood, 10/1 double-hung sashes. Some windows are actually 14 over 1, while others are replacement aluminum 1 over 1 double hungs. There are twin single-story porches with hipped roofs at each of the east and west entries. Apart from storm doors the doorways appear to be original divided light wood, flanked by divided sidelights.

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