• 400 N. Main Street

Calhoun-Smith House

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

Date Surveyed:
circa 1980
Construction Date:
1840 – 1850
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Number of Stories:
Foundation Materials:
Roof Shape:
Roof Materials:
Standing seam metal
Porch Shape:
2-story portico
Signficant Architectural Features:
2-story; irregular; hipped roof; 2-story portico supported by 6 large fluted columns (wooden); 5 bay facade AABAA; A has 6/9 floor length window 1st story; 6/6 light windows 2nd story; windows have louvered shutters, architrave trim with fluted pilasters; B has (1st story) double door entrance with sidelights and transom; glass in sidelights, transom, and doors is leaded and beveled; door surround is crossette design framed by Doric pilasters supporting entablature of triglyphs and metopes with guttae and dentil molding above; 2nd story B has double door entrance with sidelights, transom, and similar entablature opening into cantilever balcony with X-crossed balustrade; dentil molding around house; single story porch with similar dentil on right elevation; 2-story wing to left; 2-story wing with several 1-story wings to rear; several interior chimneys with corbeled caps (stuccoed); facade of house is flush horizontal paneling (under porch); granite steps to front porch.;1 wooden shed (with hipped metal seam roof).
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