The Oaks

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
343 s. Boundary, between Union and Kershaw, Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
2-10- 1 25 (72)
Date Surveyed:
September 16 1982
Current Use:
Construction Method:
wood frame
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
Large 21/2 story frame house covered with synthetic siding that resembles weatherboards. Truncated hip and gable roof with plain boxed cornice. House has at least 6 chimneys with, corbeled caps. Window types and conformation vary. Front (n. side): In center of lst floor - the front entrance - double doors, rect. leaded glass sidelights, large semi-elleptical leaded glass fanlight. On other side of the front entrance is an elliptical window. At the E & W ends of the first floor of the facade is a large French window with peaKed surround, louvered shutters, rectangular transom. Across the facade and wrapping around the E corner of the house is a porch with tinfluted Ionic columns and balustrade with turned baluste^. Second floor - in center is a doorway between 2 2/2 windows. At the E & W ends are rect. projections that rest on the porch roof - on the S side of each of these is a polygonal projection that contains small single-light casement windows on each of its sides. The two pedimented gable ends of the front (one at either end of the facade) contain large round-arched windows; between the gables is a gabled dormer containing windows. W. side: features a 2-story polygonal projection E. side: small lst addition OUTBUILDINGS: view of outbuildings is obscured by vegetation
synthetic siding, additions
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