Two Trees; W.R. Grace House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
Southwest corner of Magnolia and Grace, Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
2-10- 60 (36)
Date Surveyed:
September 22 1982
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
wood frame (brick veneer)
Roof Materials:
Signficant Architectural Features:
Large 11/2 story house, irregular in plan. Most of the exterior is covered with red brick veneer. Gable roof. Several brick chimneys. Most of the windows appear to be double-hung sash, 6/6 and have louvered shutters, some of the windows that can be seen from Magnolia Avenue feature brick jack arches. Front(east elevation) asymmetrical. Main entrance is in the southern 1/2 of the facade. It is covered by a small porch with iron supports (probably cast iron); above the entrance is a gabled wall dormer. To the south of the entrance is a two-story gabled projection that has two windows on each floor. To the north of the front entrance is a two story section that has one single window between two bay windows on the first floor and single windows on the second floor. The far end of the front(north) is 1 1/2 stories; this section appears to be faced on this side with flush board siding and has gabled wall dormers. South elevation: 1 story porch North elevation: small one-story gabled wing attached to the northernmost 1 1/2 story section of the house. OUTBUILDINGS:Numerous frame & brick outbuildings (all I can see have slate roofs)
Source of Historical Information:
1935 Sanborn map of Aiken (house is in an area not covered earlier Sanborn maps)
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