Pleasant Point Manor Pumpouse

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
[unknown]
Street Address:
adj.335 Pleasant Point Dr.;(Beaufort County)

Site Number:
025-1391
Control Number:
U/13/025-1391
Tax Number:
R200 009 00A 0000 0000
Date Surveyed:
March 9 1998
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
1929 – 1930
Historic Use:
Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Use:
Vacant/Not In Use
Historic Core Shape:
Rectangular
Number of Stories:
1
Construction Method:
masonry
Exterior Walls Materials:
Brick
Roof Shape:
hip
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
Rectangular 1-story brick pumphouse with metal industrial windows; served as the pumphouse for the pool at the Pleasant Point Manor House (site #025-1390). Now on separate lot.
Historical Information:
Reportedly built in 1929-1930 by Arthur Barnwell a wealthy textile heir; Barnwell is reported to have resided in a house at Pigeon Point and to have used the adjacent house primarily for entertaining. This building was the pumphouse for the pool located
Source of Historical Information:
Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey files; interview with Mrs. R. Tompkins, 6 Sussex Ct.
Quadrangle Name:
Beaufort