Edgewood (Pickens House)

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
101 Gregg Street, Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
April 23 1986
Construction Date:
circa 1829
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
Patterned composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 story frame residence, irregular in plan, 17 bays wide (W-W-W-W-W-W-W-W-E-W-W-W-W-W-W-W-W), depth not visible; composite gable patterned shingle roof; I story porch along the 5 central bays of the facade v/front facing pedimented gable over the central entrance bay, Doric columns at the central entrance bay v/smaller columns to either side; arcaded fascia board; simple wood balustrade; 2 front facing gable dormers v/6/6 windows; 4int. br. chimneys v/corbelled cap; outer 2 bays on either end represent flankers & are surmounted by front facing gables v/boxed cornices & returns, between outer 2 bays & inner 5 bays are 2 connectors that are 4 bays vide; combi nation of 9/9 & 4/4 sash windows, central entrance has molded surround v/transom & sidelights; wood weatherbd. siding; flush board si di ng inside the porch; br. fndtn OUTBUILDINGS: None visible
Storm windows; foundation altered during relocation, some additions made
Historical Information:
Constructed in 1829 by Col. Andrew Pickens, former governor of SC; later owned by Pickens' son, Governor Francis W. Pickens, house was originally located near Edgefield and was purchased in 1928 by Mr. & Mrs. Julian B. Salley who moved it to the present site
Source of Historical Information:
Survey of Historical "Sites in the Lower Savannah Region”, p. 23.
Aiken County Survey (Western Portion), 1986
Archives Location:
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County