• 306 N. Main Street

Burt-Stark House

Historic Property
Street Address:
306 N. Main Street, Abbeville, South Carolina (Abbeville County)

Date Surveyed:
circa 1981
Construction Date:
circa 1830
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
Foundation Materials:
Stuccoed Masonry
Roof Shape:
Roof Materials:
Composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
2-story weatherboard exterior residence; hipped roof; monumental pedimented portico with brackets in pediment supported by 4 massive stuccoed square posts; Bay ABCBA: A-6/6 light windows with bracketed hoods; B- 6/9 light full length windows; C-recessed entrance with pilastered architrave, dentil molding and bullseye motif transom and sidelights; all windows have louvered shutters and bracketed hoods; bracketed entablature above recessed entrance; 2nd story facade entrance onto balcony with balustrade supported by very large brackets with pendants; entrance (2nd story) covered by louvered doors has bracketed entablature; pilastered architrave, transom and sidelights; 1st story entrance is single door, also covered by louvered doors; pilasters between each bay on facade; brackets under eaves of house; 1-story hipped roof porches on both story elevations with diamond design balustrade and posts; 2 interior chimneys with caps; gabled 1-story wing to rear with standing seam metal roof and 6/6 light windows.
Historical Information:
Site of the last meeting of the Confederate War Council, May 2, 1865.
Abbeville - City 1981
Archives Location:
Box 9, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related places
Abbeville County