William Elliot House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
The Anchorage
Street Address:
1103 Bay St.;(Beaufort County)

Site Number:
Control Number:
Tax Number:
R120 004 000 0845 0000
Date Surveyed:
September 18 1997
Construction Date:
circa 1800
Alteration Date:
circa 1900
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Porch Width:
full facade
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
3 story dwelling raised on basement overlooking Beaufort River to south. S. facade incorporates 5 bays with central entrance crowned at the uppermost level by a pediment enclosing an elliptical window. S. porch is now supported by 2 story high Corinthia
House extensively reworked by Admiral Beardsly c. 1900, when single story Federal style porch raised on masonry arches was replaced with the present 2 story porch. Corinthian style eaves cornice and pediment details were also added and the entire structu
Historical Information:
Local tradition has long held that William Elliott built this house prior to the Revolution, although stylistic evidence suggests a construction date closer to 1800. Just prior to the Civil War it was lived in by William Elliott lll, a man well-known as
Source of Historical Information:
See also WPA Guide to Early American Homes. Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey file.
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