Abraham Cockcroft House
Customs House; Thomas Law Building
920 Bay St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0918 0000
July 18 1997
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National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Composite commercial structure consisting of major Greek Revival style dwelling to S. extended N. to front Bay Street in form of 2 story commercial office block. To S. original brick built 2 1/2 story dwelling exhibits 5 bay facade towards Beaufort River
Addition of office block opening to Bay Street on north side (Thomas Law Building) c. 1935? Restoration, 1992.
Lot owned by Abraham Cockcroft before 1862. Had been conveyed to him by deed from William Barnwell and Edward Barnwell as trustees of the marriage settlement of Arthur G. Rose and his wife Elizabeth, January 1, 1841. According to information provided by
Source of Historical Information:
National Archives, RG 58 Direct Tax Claims. Ladies Island Middle School "Downtown Beaufort as a Classroom", 1996.