Busbee Cottage

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
141 S. Boundary Ave, Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
October 24 1985
Construction Date:
1928 – 1929
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Architect or Builder:
Jordan Miller
Construction Method:
Block (hollow tile) with masonry with stucco
Foundation Materials:
Not Visible
Signficant Architectural Features:
21/2-story masonry (Hollow tile and brick stuccoed) painted white with gable end toward or perpendicular to street. Gable is half-timbered vertically and painted brown with double window (3 over 1 lights). Fenestration is (AA)BAAA, 3-vertical over 1 lights, brick (sills and lintels) window treatment. Front door is arched and within a small gabled entry porch with Tudor-arched opening (brick exterior treatment) with white keystone, all at left of facade. 2-storied porte-cochere extension to right of facade with gable roof perpendicular to main portion of house. Treatments of brick, with Tudor arched driveway passage with white keystone. 2-story left rear ell with same brick and rough stucco surface treatment. 2 car garage with half timbering at right rear side is evident through porte-cochere. A chimney on left side of slope with white treatment has an elaborately-corbelled top. Eaves are wide with exposed rafter ends. OUTBUILDINGS:
Historical Information:
Built for Henry Busbee, local attorney. Rented to winter residents in 1929, 30, and 31.
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