• 326 Hampton Avenue

Briggs House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Briggs House
Street Address:
326 Hampton Avenue, Greenville, SC (Greenville County)

Site Number:
142 (18-1-19)
Date Surveyed:
circa 1981;circa 1976
Construction Date:
circa 1905
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Number of Stories:
2 1/2
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Description: 2 1/2 story Praire-style tan brick structures features lead mullion and cut glass windows, brick quoins, bracketed cornices, 1 story porch with entrance pavillion and porte-cochere. Interior is completely intact w/gas chandeliers and porcelain bathroom fixtures. Outbuildings: Smokehouse, Carriage House, and barn Historical significance: Constructed ca. 1905. Originally home of Loula M. Briggs (Vardry McBee's granddaughter) and Henry Briggs (mayor of Greenville). 2 1/2 story brick, brick quoins, projecting porch w/Tuscan columns, eave brackets, dormer windows, bevelled leaded glass, sidelights and transom on entrance, corbelled brick chimney. Outbuildings: Smokehouse, Carriage House, Barn
The Historic Resources of Greenville, SC (1981)
Archives Location:
Box 6, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014