Chisholm House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Rosenthal Building
Street Address:
907905 Bay St.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R120 004 000 0914 0000
Date Surveyed:
March 9 1998
Construction Date:
circa 1770
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Roof Shape:
double hipped
National Register Determination:
Non-contributing in listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
important late 18th. century 2 story tabby built house now part refaced in stucco and brick veneer on exterior facades. Merits full structural investigation.Historic late 18th or early-19th c. core, constructed of tabby, fronts on Bay Street and is 5 bays wide & 2 bays deep with a double hipped roof. Late-19th c. 1-bay deep 2-story frame addition, now covered with brick veneer, with bay window at 2nd level
Present storefront added to 1st floor circa. 1960; roofing material, exterior stucco and brick veneer, window sash replaced in recent years. Extensive interior alterations.
Historical Information:
Despite its extensive alterations, the exceptional historical importance of this building warrants preservation and reconstructive restoration of this resource. Design and construction evidence suggest the house was built in the mid to late 1700s or earl
Source of Historical Information:
Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey files. Downtown Beaufort as a Classroom, Lady's Island Middle School, 1995.
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