The Pillars

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
in block bounded by,Coker, Springs Road. 3rd Ave.. and Newberry St., Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
2-10-161 (51)
Date Surveyed:
September 24 1982
Roof Materials:
Signficant Architectural Features:
The Pillars is gone: however, some outbuildings remain. CANE BREAK (cottage): Small, 1-story frame cottage, which appears to be covered with synthetic siding that resembles weatherboards; standing seam metal gable roof has boxed cornice. One brick chimney can be seen from Coker Springs Road. Front (south elevation): symmetrical, ABBA - A’s are 6/6 windows with louvered shutters, (shutters are not original), B’s are louvered door; over the 2 doors is a pediment portico with 4 slender Tuscan columns and in the pediment, a blind fanlight. This building is said to have been moved from its original site; it is now located at the NE. corner of Coker Springs Road and Third Ave. Carriage House (on Burkwood Place surrounded by houses that were built within the last 35 years): This 2-story building, now a residence, appears to have undergone major architectual alterations. The standing seam metal gable roof (with boxed cornices and returns) appears to be original. INDOOR TENNIS COURT (on Third Avenue): Two-story weatherboarded building, basically rectangular in plan. Standing seam metal gable roof. Brick foundation. Small, one-story wing with large brick chimney on rear; across part of rear is one-story porch with shed roof and wrought iron supports; several 6/6 windows; The panes of which have been painted white, on the "second floor of the rear." (Other outbuildings associated with this estate may also still be standing)
Aiken - City - Winter Colony Historic Districts Survey, 1982
Archives Location:
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County