Pettigrew House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Unknown
Street Address:
130 J L P Farm Rd.;(Anderson County)

Site Number:
0555
Control Number:
U/07/0555
Date Surveyed:
April 3 2002
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
1796
Alteration Date:
1902
Historic Use:
Residential/Domestic
Current Use:
Residential/Domestic
National Register Determination:
not eligible
Signficant Architectural Features:
The two story, rectangular, frame I-house has a side gable roof, a fa├žade porch with a shed roof, one end chimney, and is covered in synthetic siding. The house has six over six windows, the main entry is flanked by three-part sidelights, and the porch supports are Ionic columns and turned balustrades. There are several associated outbuildings including one and two-story barns, and a slave residence, fruit house, smoke house.
Historical Information:
0549 is a tenant house associated with this property. Property owned by the Gentry family since ca. 1790 when the Zaccariah Gentry received a land grant. His daughter married James Lawrence Pettigrew; they built the current structure as a log structure that is still in the rear ell. According to the owner, the cabin was converted to the I-house form in 1902, and vinyl siding was added ca. 1980.
Source of Historical Information:
Gentry family member, current owner.
Quadrangle Name:
Anderson South

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Starr
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