Talbird-Sams House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
313 Hancock St.;(Beaufort County)

Site Number:
Control Number:
Tax Number:
R120 004 000 0569 0000
Date Surveyed:
August 2 1979
Construction Date:
circa 1780
Alteration Date:
1970 – 1989
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
Construction Method:
frame tabby
Roof Shape:
Porch Width:
full facade
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Two story frame raised on tabby basement. Main facade 5 bays faces south with central entrance. Entrance has enriched doorcase details including fielded pilasters right and left and full entablature at head. Windows relatively small. Double height south
1908 Sanborn insurance map shows 2 story main structure fronted by narrow double height porch centered on south facade with single story porches extending right and left. This arrangement altered in 1970's or 1980's reconstruction then extending upper
Historical Information:
This house is thought to have been built in 1786 by Henry Talbird. This date not is not documented, however structural evidence including the conjectured original porch form, tabby basement and molding details strongly support a late-eighteenth century d
Source of Historical Information:
Designated 348BU1011 by Historic Resources of the Low Country which gives other unconfirmed historic information.
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