1120 Main St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

1120 Main St

Construction date: ca. 1880-1889


Central passage, Italianate, Federal


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:

Community Planning and Development

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, 3-bay domestic building in the Italianate style with Federal influences built in the period 1880-1889. The building is square in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a low hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with projecting cornice and paired brackets. There are two center, front slope, brick chimneys. Windows are historic wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. The windows are capped with elaborated, segmented arch window hoods. Each window has a two-light wooden transom. There is a single-story, three-bay open porch characterized by a shed roof with elaborated decorative metal posts. There is a single-entry door in the second-story center bay opening to the porch roof deck.

Description generated by RuskinARC.