Harper House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Unknown
Street Address:
1501 SC 29;(Anderson County)

Site Number:
1160
Control Number:
U/07/1160
Date Surveyed:
May 21 2002
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
circa 1880 – 1900
Historic Use:
Residential/Domestic
Current Use:
Residential/Domestic
Historic Core Shape:
L
Number of Stories:
2
Construction Method:
frame
Exterior Walls Materials:
Weatherboard
Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers with Fill
Roof Shape:
gable, lateral
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Porch Width:
façade
Porch Shape:
hip
National Register Determination:
eligible
Signficant Architectural Features:
The house has Gothic Revival influences in its ornamentation and design, including three steep gables on the main façade, each with six-over-six windows and half-timbering in the gable ends. The home has six-over-six windows, one-story gabled ell on the rear façade, main entry with sidelights and a three-light transom, and hip porch with square supports and cutwork brackets. The main entry door has two arched lights.
Alterations:
A ramp has been built to the right side. The porch off the rear ell has been enclosed.
Historical Information:
The current residents have rented the house for fifty years, farming cotton. Call Mr. Harper on Timberlake Rd. in Anderson for more info.
Source of Historical Information:
current resident, interview 21 May 2002
Quadrangle Name:
Belton West

Related place
Anderson County