The Barnacle, Prouts Neck, 1885
Contributed by Maine Historic Preservation Commission
Designed by Alexander W. Longfellow Jr. (1854-1934), the Barnacle (Cheney-Hyde House) is perched on the high rocks of Prouts Neck.
It was one of the first private cottages built in this summer community of hotels and boarding houses.
Longfellow’s picturesque design included steep sloping roofs, open porches, and a turret that served as a water tower. The building was also known for its Arts & Crafts elements.
- Title: The Barnacle, Prouts Neck, 1885
- Creation Date: 1885
- Subject Date: 1885
- Town: Scarborough
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historic Preservation Commission
55 Capitol Street, 65 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0065
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LC Subject Headings
Arts and crafts movement
Decoration and ornament
Longfellow, A.W. (Alexander Wadsworth), 1854-1934
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