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.
About This Item
- Title: The Barnacle, Prouts Neck, 1885
- Creation Date: 1885
- Subject Date: 1885
- Location: Scarborough, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Vacation homes--Maine--Scarborough
- Arts and crafts movement
- Decoration and ornament
- Longfellow, A.W. (Alexander Wadsworth), 1854-1934
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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