Drayton Hall

Also known as: Drayton,John,House
12 mi. W of Charleston on SC 61, Charleston, South Carolina

Photos 

Drayton Hall

1. NORTHEAST (RIVER) FACADE, FROM THE NORTH

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

Constructed and inhabited by one of South Carolina's most prominent families, Drayton Hall is one of the finest surviving plantation houses in the country. Virtually unaltered, the house is an early and excellent example of Georgian design. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS SC-377)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000701
Architectural styles
Colonial; Other architectural type; Plantation
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1700-1749
Significant years
1738; 1742

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2014: New photos from Michael Miller
  • July 14, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • October 29, 2013: New photo from Michael Miller

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