Archer Cottage

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
336 York Street. S.E., Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
2-10- 118 (2)
Date Surveyed:
September 16 1982
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
wood frame
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
Two-story weatherboarded house, irregular in plan. Hip roof with plain boxed cornice. House has at least 4 brick chimneys. Most of the windows are double-hung sash (except where otherwise noted), 2/1; some have louvered shutters. Front (west elevation): asymmetrical; at N end of front is the main entrance to the house, a single glazed door with a surround that features molding that appears to be fluted and an entablature with dentil course; to the S of the entrance is a large window flanked by louvered shutters. On the second floor are 3 windows with louvered shutters. Center gable of roof contains a semicircular louvered vent. Across facade & wrapping around the SW corner is a 1-story porch with Tuscan columns, entablature with dentil course, and balustrade with turned balusters. S. side: at W end are windows and an exterior chimney, at east end are on the 1st floor - a garden room over which, on the 2nd floor is a weatherboarded projection (prob, an addition) that contains one 4/4 window . N, side: 1-story polygonal projection at west end, 1 exterior chimney at east end. 1-story wing (addition?) with hipped roof attached to house at NE corner. On top of the roof of the S. end of this wing is a second story room that appears to be a sleeping porch (its roof has exposed rafters). OUTBUILDINGS: Shingled garage/storage shed at NE corner of property.
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