Hall, Postell Cater, House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Unknown
Street Address:
True Temper Rd., S side, approx. 1/8 mi. W of int. w/ Clinkscales Rd.;(Anderson County)

Site Number:
0624
Control Number:
U/07/0624
Date Surveyed:
April 5 2002
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
1873
Historic Use:
Residential/Domestic
Current Use:
Residential/Domestic
Historic Core Shape:
L
Number of Stories:
1
Construction Method:
frame
Exterior Walls Materials:
Weatherboard
Foundation Materials:
Stone Piers
Roof Shape:
gable, lateral
Roof Materials:
pressed metal shingle
Porch Width:
fa├žade
Porch Shape:
hip
National Register Determination:
not eligible
Signficant Architectural Features:
The home has one exterior end chimney with a stone base, rear gabled ell with engaged porch, six-over-six windows, and five associated outbuildings, including a large barn, and tenant house. All are frame with unfinished weatherboard, and raised seam metal roofing.
Alterations:
Electricity was installed in the house at some point. Portions of the foundation, particularly the rear wing, have been rebuilt with concrete block. One of the original exterior end chimneys has been removed.
Historical Information:
Built by Postell Cater Hall. His son, Orin Lint Hall, was a carpenter and helped build the Gluck Mill. Orin grew up in the house. Family owned 151 1/2 acres. Site 0606 is a tenant house associated with this property, and was at one time James Hall (Orin's son) and his wife lived in the house. James was a brick layer, carpenter, farmer (cattle), and later worked at the fiberglass plant. He and his wife worked at the fiberglass plant for 20-30 years.
Source of Historical Information:
James Hall, interview 5 April 2002
Quadrangle Name:
Anderson South

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