468 whiskey Road, Aiken, SC
Vacant/Not In Use
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 1/2 story residence. Gambrel root with boxed cornice. Irregular plan shape. House has 2 exterior end chimneys. Except where otherwise indicated, windows are double-hung sash, 6/6. Front (SW elevation): symmetrical. 1st floor: ABA - A's are triple windows with paneled shutters; B is the main entrance, a single door (with a strap hinge near its center), which is flanked by rectangular 4-light sidelights. Over the entrance is a 1-bay pedimented porch (pediment has entablature with dentil course) with square wooden posts. On the front slope of the gambrel roof is a large shed dormer that is sheathed with closely spaced shake shingles. In the center of this dormer are 2 small single windows with louvered shutters that appear to be 3/1; At either end of the dormer are larger double windows with louvered shutters. NW elevation: on either side of the central chimney, near the peak of the roof, is an elliptical window. On the 2nd floor to the W. of the chimney is a single window with louvered shutters. On this side is a 1 1/2 story wing, not as tall as the main part of the house, that has a gable roof with flared eaves. The first floor of this wing is open and features stone corner posts, and, along its NW side; square wooden posts. A French door opens onto this porch. On the first floor, to the west of the porch, is a single 6/6 window. The second floor of the wing is sheathed with closely spaced shake shingles. On the SW slope of its roof is a shed dormer that contains a triple window (consisting of 3 2-sash casement windows, each sash having 4 lights.). On the second floor of the NW side of the wing is a large window with semi-elliptical arched surround (this window consists of 4 2-sash casement windows, each sash having 4 lights). Rear: At the north end of the rear elevation is a 1 1/2 story wing that has a gable roof with flared eaves. The NW side of this wing is stuccoed, contains a French door flanked by shutters, and has a porch across it with square wooden posts. The NE side of this ell is sheathed with closely spaced shake shingles and has a single 4/4 window with louvered shutters on the 2nd floor, and a triple window with louvered shutters on the first. Among the features of the NE side are a Palladian window on the second floor, and a doorway on the 1st floor. Fenestration on this side varies - some windows are 4/4, some 6/6, one is single sash with 8 lights. SE elevation: 1-story wing has a gambrel roof. The south end of this wing has a recessed screened porch on the first floor. On the SW slope of the roof of the wing is a recessed shed dormer containing a triple window (consisting of 3 2-sash windows, each sash having 6 lights.) SE side of the wing, which is sheathed with closely spaced shake shingles, features a group of 5 casement windows on the second floor (these are 2-sash casement windows, each sash having 6 lights). At the east end of the first floor is a double window with louvered shutters (consisting of 2 8/8 windows). On the NE slope of the rear is a shed dormer containing a triple window (3 2-sash casement windows, each sash having 4 lights); Attached to the first floor of the NE side of the wing is a 1-story section with shed roof that contains a 6/6 window on its SE side, and on its NE side, a single 4/4 window and a single-sash 8-light window. OUTBUILDINGS:
(appears to have undergone only minor changes (some of the shutters are replacements) .
Aiken - City - Winter Colony Historic Districts Survey, 1982
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014