University of South Carolina - Beaufort
803 Carteret St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0433 0000
September 4 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Stuccoed brick raised 2 story Greek Revival structure with rounded ends projecting NE and NW. Temple front entrance west features porch with classical pediment supported on 4 columns in stuccoed brick (? ) Capitals of basket form, perhaps unfinished.
interior floor levels at lower level reworked,
Beaufort College was chartered in 1795 and opened in 1804. The first permanent college building was built at the corner of Bay and Church Streets in 1809. After the yellow fever epidemic of 1817, the college was relocated to the corner of Newcastle and
Source of Historical Information:
See also WPA Guide to Early American Homes. Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey files. Feiss-Wright lists site as 800 Carteret St.