This two-and-one-half-story, five-bay house with central chimney has a plain clapboard elevation with windows a little small for its expanse. It is given pretension, however, by a door made tall by a transom topped with a bold hood carried on brackets, and by pilasters (unexpected in a farmhouse) at the corners. A fine nineteenth-century carriage house with cupola, a combined woodshed and carpenter shop, and a corn crib and privy also remain, making this among the finest surviving farm complexes in Scituate—and absolutely the finest in conjunction with a house of this quality. It remained in the Arnold family until 1975.
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Dexter Arnold House
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