UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Paschal Sheffield House circa 1826

Friday, June 7, 2013

Paschal Sheffield House circa 1826

Paschal Sheffield House built in 1826
Title: Paschal Sheffield House, 104 Old South Road, Southport, Fairfield County, CT
Creator(s): Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Date Created/Published: Documentation compiled after 1933
Significance: The original rectangular block of the Sheffield house was erected circa 1826. As a structure which was designed on a small scale for residential use, it was correctly articulated in the classical temple form. Paschal Sheffield was a well-respected member of the Southport community throughout the nineteenth century and his residence on South Road was known as the 'Sheffield House' even after he had moved to Fairfield.
Survey number: HABS CT-303
Building/structure dates: ca. 1826 Initial Construction
Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Southport

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