New Light School

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
New Light Community Center
Street Address:
6321 SC 187;(Anderson County)

Site Number:
0313
Control Number:
U/07/0313
Date Surveyed:
February 21 2002
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
circa 1920
Historic Use:
Education
Current Use:
Social
Historic Core Shape:
Rectangular
Number of Stories:
1
Construction Method:
frame
Exterior Walls Materials:
Other
Foundation Materials:
Concrete Blocks
Roof Shape:
gable, lateral
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Porch Width:
entrance bay only
Porch Shape:
shed
National Register Determination:
not eligible
Signficant Architectural Features:
The school has a front projecting gable wing in the center of the main fa├žade with entry doors on either side. A central brick chimney is located at the intersection of the gable wing and roof. The doors each have a small transom. The building has exposed rafter tails.
Alterations:
The windows have all been replaced and several window openings have been boarded.
Historical Information:
The building is identical to another structure located nearby. The building appears on a 1937 highway map as an African-American school.
Source of Historical Information:
South Carolina State Highway Department, "General Highway and Transportation Map of Anderson County," 1937.
Quadrangle Name:
La France

Related place
Anderson County