William Gibbes House

64 S. Battery, Charleston, South Carolina

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Gibbes House

1. GENERAL VIEW

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Description 

Constructed in 1779, this late-Georgian town house was redone in the Adam manner in 1794. One of the finest two-story frame late-Georgian town houses in the American colonies, it is Charleston's most elegant two-story wooden "double house." -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, April 15, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1970
Reference number
70000575
NR name
Gibbes, William, House
Architectural style
Georgian
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant year
ca. 1775

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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