southeast corner of E. Hagood Street and Beech Avenue (tax map no. 38-06), Denmark, SC
June 14 1982
Vacant/Not In Use
Brick Piers with Fill
standing seam metal
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 1/2-story weatherboarded house. Gable roof has a bracketed boxed cornice with returns. Main part of the house has two interior straddle-ridge chimneys; rear ell has one straddle-ridge chimney; on a post-1931 addition is one chimney with hood. Front (north elevation): symmetrical, ABA - A's are large, almost square, double-hung 2/2 windows, B is an entrance with single glass and wood panel door, screen door, rectangular 4-light transom, and 3-pane sidelights (some of the panes of the transom and sidelights are etched with a decorative pattern); across the front is a porch with hipped roof supported by grouped slender posts (each with a diamond-shaped piece of wood attached at its center for decoration) on brick pedestals; the porch is enclosed with a low brick wall; the front slope of the roof features a center gable with bracketed boxed cornice, diamond-shaped shingle siding, and tripartite opening (probably once a window) consisting of a central arched opening between two smaller arched openings. East elevation: on the first floor are two 2/2 windows and a small addition with shed roof; on the second floor is one large 24-pane window; on the east side of the rear ell is an addition with shed roof, exposed rafters, and a single-flue chimney with hood (not previously mentioned). West elevation: northern end (the core of the house) is like the east elevation, except that the windows are 4/4 instead of 2/2; small one-room and porch addition; rear ell contains a door, one 4/4 window, and one small double 6/6 window. Rear (south elevation): features a triple (6/6) window; one larger triple 6/6 window and one small double 6/6 window in the section that is a post-1931 addition.
altered - additions, etc.
The Sanborn maps of Denmark show that in 1922 and 1931 this building was a dwelling. The house is in an area not shown on the 1907 and 1913 Sanborn maps.
Source of Historical Information:
Sanborn maps of Denmark: 1922. 1931.
Denmark - City, 1980/1982
Box 14, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014