Seven Gables

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
(W. side of Sumter between Colleton & S. Boundary) 335 Sumter Street, SE, Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
2-10-37 (61)
Date Surveyed:
September 16 1982
Construction Date:
circa 1900
Current Use:
Construction Method:
wood frame
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
One-story weatherboarded house, Irregular in plan. Complex roof shape - hip & gable (some gable ends are pedimented, others feature returns) with boxed cornices. Most of the windows that can be seen from Sumter Street are casement type and feature louvered shutters. Front (east elevation) is asymmetrical; the main entrance to the house is to the north of center— it is a single door framed by rectangular 4-light transom and 3-pane sidelights; entrance is sheltered by a small pedimented porch with Roman Doric columns. To the north of the entrance is a double casement window, to the south are a double casement window and a group of 4 casement windows. OUTBUILDINGS: None can be seen from Sumter Street.
Historical Information:
Originally faced Colleton AVe. Oral history claims house was moved to make room for gardens.
Aiken - City - Winter Colony Historic Districts Survey, 1982
Archives Location:
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County