Neil Trask House

Historic Property
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Street Address:
1119 Pickpocket Plantation Dr.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R120 029 000 0004 0000
Date Surveyed:
April 2 1997
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Roof Shape:
gable (lateral)
Porch Width:
over 1 bay, less than full
Signficant Architectural Features:
Rectangular 2.5 story brick veneer farmhouse; 5 x 2 bay principal block with rear 3 x 1 bay wing and flanking 1 x 1 bay side wings; lateral gable roof at principal block w/intersecting gable at rear T and lateral gable roofs at side wings; recessed cent
The house was damaged by fire in the 1980s and was abandoned; another fire in 1997 caused extensive damage; setting and allee compromised by construction of a new hotel in 1996 along the approach drive to the house
Historical Information:
This house was constructed in 1936 by Neil Trask, a prominent Beaufort truck farmer. Willis Irvin, of Augusta, Georgia, served as the architect and Wheatley and Mobley, also from Augusta, served as general contractors. An article in the 9/3/1936 issue of
Source of Historical Information:
Frederick Graham Trask, The Carolina Trasks: An Informal History, pp. 72-75; Beaufort Gazette, 9/3/1936, p. 2; Beaufort Gazette, 5/23/97, p. 2 A; interview with Neil W. Trask Jr, August 1997
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