• 76 Bull Street


Historic Property
Street Address:
76 Bull Street

Site card for S108042000100282000

Date Surveyed:
circa 1972
Construction Date:
circa 1813
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
Clapboard; ; ; ; ;
Signficant Architectural Features:
Built by George Mathews, this was later the long time home of Hugh Swinton Legare, brilliant attorney, writer and public servant. The house stands on a high basement with a flight of red sandstone steps leading up to the entrance. Broad piazzas are on three sides and the house has a t-shaped floor plan. Interior has several variations of plasterwork and notable is a grey marble mantel in the front drawing room. Mantels are simple Adam. Basement level was finished for full family use.
Historic Charleston Foundation Survey 1972
Archives Location:
Box 1, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014