Robert William Roper House

9 E. Battery St., Charleston, South Carolina

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William Roper House

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Description 

This brick residence of grandiose scale and monumental features is in many ways one of the most splendid houses of its period. Its giant-order Ionic pentastyle portico is unusual among Greek Revival houses in the state. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 7, 1973

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 7, 1973
Reference number
73001692
NR name
Roper, Robert William, House
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
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
1825-1849
Significant year
1838

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2016: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • August 6, 2014: New photo from Michael Miller
  • July 28, 2014: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Street View" and corrected "GPS Coordinates"
  • July 28, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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