Fermata School hospital
135 Berrle Road, Aiken, SC
2-10-57(lOO)A / 30053-01-001
Signficant Architectural Features:
One-story building, irregular in plan. Exterior walls are sheathed with shiplap boards. Two large brick chimneys straddle the ridge of the hip roof, which feature a plain boxed cornice. The 6/6 windows are flanked by louvered shutters. Front (east elevation): symmetrical. Center gable on roof has a boxed cornice with returns and contains a circular window near its peak. A central projection with arched roof contains an entrance with single door framed by a leaded glass fanlight and rectangular 4-light sidelights. On either side of the front entrance are three windows. At either end of the front are gabled projections; each of these projections has on its east side one double-hung window and a circular window. On the front slope of the roof are two small triangular dormers. South elevation: A polygonal projection in the center of this side contains three windows. On either side of the polygonal projection is a single window. One triangular dormer on the roof. North elevation: Polygonal projection. Small deck to east of the polygonal projection. OUTBUILDINGS: Frame garage (constructed after 1935)
No maior changes evident.
This building was part of the Fermata School campus.
Source of Historical Information:
1935 Sanborn map; LSCOG survey files; etc.
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