Joye Cottage Squash Courts

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
The Squash Court
Street Address:
463 Whiskey Road South, Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
2-10-30 (53)
Date Surveyed:
Construction Date:
circa 1897
Historic Use:
Recreation & Culture
Current Use:
Construction Method:
exterior is stuccoed
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
Two-story stuccoed building, cruciform in plan. Low hip roof with projecting eaves and exposed rafter ends. One massive brick exterior chimney. One-story porticos with paired lattice-work Ionic columns surround the east and west arms of the building. Porte cochere on the east side has been enclosed since 1970. The entablature of the porticos is carried around the building between the first and second floors. Ribbon windows on the second story. The building originally had squash courts in the north and south arms; the north squash court is still intact, the south has been divided. OUTBUILDINGS: Swimming Pool
Historical Information:
Part of william C. whitney's winter estate.
Source of Historical Information:
National Register nomination, prepared in 1980
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