Richard Rich House, South Pamet Road, Truro, Barnstable County, MA
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South Pamet Road, Truro, MA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MA-761
Significance: The Richard Rich House is a one and a half story Cape Cod "house-and-a-half" covered with wood shingles and surrounded by residential landscaping. The house is rectangular, faces south and has a west ell. The house is in excellent condition on the exterior but the interior has been extensively remodeled. The construction of the house is post and beam with horizontal wall boards. The plank type wall construction consists of the single width of plank, exterior shingles and interior plaster directly applied, giving a wall of about three or four inches in thickness.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST
2. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHWEST
3. CORNER OF WEST ROOM, SHOWING FIREPLACE
4. CORNER OF KITCHEN, SHOWING FIREPLACE
5. KITCHEN FIREPLACE AND SURROUNDING PANELING
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