Simon Bouknight House

Saluda Ave., Batesburg, South Carolina

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Simon Bouknight House, Facade

South Carolina Department of Archives and History

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Description 

Constructed in 1890, this Victorian cottage is a one story weatherboarded dwelling under a gabled roof. A gabled projecting central porch is supported by four regularly spaced slender posts of wood which are repeated in porch pilasters and corner boards. A rail balustrade ornaments the porch, which opens to a central doorway enframed with multi-paned transom and sidelights. Both front and end gables display cornice returns and centered, diamond shaped windows. Corbeled chimneys straddle the composition roof ridge. All windows are six-over-six under triangular caps. The house is set on a lattice brick foundation. The house was built by Misses Alice and Marcella Jones, sisters. Listed in the National Register July 6, 1982. - SCDAH

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 6, 1982
Reference number
82003876
NR name
Bouknight, Simon, House
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Victorian
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1875-1899

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2014: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Description" & "Street View" and Imported Photo

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