A. C. Jones House

104 Fair Ave., Batesburg, South Carolina

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A. C. Jones House

Photo taken by Michael Miller in October 2018

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Description 

Constructed in 1904, this weatherboard residence has influences of the California bungalow form. The composition hipped roof is broken on three slopes by large, hipped dormers covered in shingles. Exposed rafters appear on the dormers, roof and projecting wraparound porch. House and porch foundations are of granite. A plain rail balustrade extends the porch, connecting triple clusters of Tuscan colonettes above granite pedestals. Window sash are of large one-over-one panes. A broad granite stair leads to the centrally placed front door, which is enframed by dark molding and projecting cap. When it was constructed, this house introduced the California bungalow form to this area. Builder A.C. Jones was a successful Batesburg cotton broker, merchant and farmer whose home reflects the prosperity of the business community before World War I. 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
82003880
NR name
Jones, A. C., House
Architectural style
Other architectural type; California Bungalow
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
1900-1924

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2018: New photo from Michael Miller
  • September 22, 2014: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Description" & "Street View" and Imported Photo
  • September 22, 2014: Photo imported by Michael Miller

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