409 Hancock St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0563 0000
March 9 1998
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National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
note building altered to point where it defies placement in typological categoryLarge timber framed structure "T" shaped in plan raised on high brick piers, spaces between which are now filled to enclose lower floor accommodation. Five bay lower main facade faces street to south. At ground level an open walkway or porch, part screen
Present configuration largely the result of early 20th, century alteration.
House said to have been constructed by Thomas and Franklin Talbird in 1843. If so extensively altered and part rebuilt some time near 1900, the present plan configuration shown complete by 1912.
Source of Historical Information:
Sanborn Insurance Co. maps Beaufort 1912; 1924. Guide to Historic Beaufort, Second Edition,1973.