Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home

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Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home
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Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home, October 2005
Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home is located in Indiana
Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home
Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home is located in the US
Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home
Location 203 S. West St., Tipton, Indiana
Coordinates 40°16′50″N 86°2′34″W / 40.28056°N 86.04278°W / 40.28056; -86.04278Coordinates: 40°16′50″N 86°2′34″W / 40.28056°N 86.04278°W / 40.28056; -86.04278
Area less than one acre
Built 1894 (1894)-1895
Built by Pearce & Morgan
Architect Scherrer, Adolph
NRHP reference # 84001667[1]
Added to NRHP May 17, 1984

Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home is a historic combined jail and sheriff's residence located at Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana. It was designed by Adolph Scherrer who also designed the 1888 Indiana State Capitol and Tipton County Courthouse and built in 1894-1895. It is constructed of red brick with stone trim and consists of a 2 1/2-story residence and two-story jail section. The residence has a hip on gable roof, the jail a hipped roof, and there is a three-story tower located between the two sections.[2]:2, 4

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-07-01.  Note: This includes Mary H. Heron (November 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Tipton County Jail and Sheriff's Home" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01.  and Accompanying photographs