Thomas Hazel House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
[unknown]
Street Address:
509 North St.;(Beaufort County)

Site Number:
025-819
Control Number:
U/13/025-819
Tax Number:
R120 004 000 0738 0000
Date Surveyed:
September 1 1997
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
circa 1850
Historic Core Shape:
Rectangular
Number of Stories:
2.5
Construction Method:
frame
Roof Shape:
gable-on-hip gable (lateral)
Porch Width:
full facade
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
style vernacular inspired late Federal2 story timber framed structure raised on brick piers. Five bay main facade faces south. Central entrance has sidelights and transom, the design repeated at second floor level to give porch access. 2 story tiered porch has Tuscan column supports. Por
Alterations:
Additions to north facade; addition of side entrance, west facade.
Historical Information:
Site owned in 1860s by Joseph Hazel who made it over to his son Thomas Hazel before Civil War. Present house almost certainly built by Thomas Hazel but probably not as 'honeymoon gift" to his wife as local legend relates.
Source of Historical Information:
Historic Resources of the Low Country, 1979, where designated 38 BU 1022. Listed in Feiss-Wright survey as 511 North St. Files, Brooker Architectural Design Consultants, Beaufort, SC.
Quadrangle Name:
Beaufort