Magnolia Cemetery Superintendent's House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Unknown
Street Address:
Huguenin St., Charleston, SC (Charleston County)

Site Number:
0077.02
Control Number:
U/19/0077.02
Tax Number:
4640000020
Date Surveyed:
April 15 2003
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
circa 1805
Alteration Date:
circa 1900
Historic Use:
Residential/Domestic
Current Use:
Funerary
Historic Core Shape:
Rectangular
Number of Stories:
2
Construction Method:
frame
Exterior Walls Materials:
Weatherboard
Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers
Roof Shape:
gable
Roof Materials:
raised seam metal
Porch Width:
full fa├žade
Porch Shape:
shed
National Register Determination:
listed;
Signficant Architectural Features:
Interior end brick chimneys with gothic arch caps; tight eaves; 9/9 windows; gabled balcony with shaped bargeboards over 1st story porch; chamfered post porch supports; transoms over 3 front doors; rear shed 2 story porch; see NRHP nomination form for more detail
Alterations:
Original piazza filled (c. 1850); new porch added and single bay pedimented portico above (c. 1885); balustrade altered/replaced
Historical Information:
Originally, this house was built as the plantation house for the Magnolia Umbra Plantation. It was incorporated into the Magnolia Cemetery in 1850.
Source of Historical Information:
Magnolia Cemetery NRHP nomination
Quadrangle Name:
Charleston