McCoy, Benjamin, house

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Cross, Banbury, house
Street Address:
2359 Old Stage Coach Rd

Site Number:
0009
Control Number:
U/55/0009
Tax Number:
218-00-10
Date Surveyed:
November 2 2001
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
1820
Historic Use:
Residential/Domestic
Current Use:
Residential/Domestic
Historic Core Shape:
Rectangular
Number of Stories:
2
Construction Method:
frame
Exterior Walls Materials:
Beaded Weatherboard
Foundation Materials:
Stone Piers
Roof Shape:
gable, lateral
Roof Materials:
shingle
Porch Width:
full facade
Porch Shape:
shed
National Register Determination:
listed;
Signficant Architectural Features:
Roof materials are cedar shakes. Symmetrical 3-bay fa├žade. Hall-parlor plan. Double-shouldered exterior brick chimneys. 6/6 double hung windows. Two outbuildings barn and stable. Two-story front and one-story rear section.
Historical Information:
Benjamin McCoy reportedly lived in Kershaw district as early as 1797. Prosperous planter. Before his death he owned 25 slaves and more than 3250 acres.
Source of Historical Information:
National Register Nomination
Quadrangle Name:
Cassatt