"Two Notch Farm"
1050 Two Notch Road, Aiken, SC
Architect or Builder:
block covered with stucco
Signficant Architectural Features:
1-story stuccoed house, H shaped in plan. Hip roof has boxed, flared eaves (check profile of roof). Front windows are double-hung sash, 1/1. windows elsewhere are casement type (except when otherwise indicated). House has at least 5 brick chimneys - 2 interior and 3 exterior; the 2 exterior chimneys each have a single chimney pot. Front (West Elev,): symmetrical; the recessed central section of the front features 3 French doors in segmental arched surrounds; these doors feature paneled shutters. Over the central door is a lantern; the doorways on either side of the central door have keystone. Across this central section of the front is a terraced. The property N & S ends of the front each have 2 single windows on the ir west sides; set in recessed openings, these windows each have a panel below them. Then a projecting sill (have a panel between the bottom of the window and the projecting sill - These windows have shutters that are louvered where they would cover the windows and paneled where it would cover the panel below the window. South elev.: Central 3 bay section of the side, which is slightly recessed, has 3 2-sash casement windows (each sash has 3 lights); these 3 windows have louvered shutters. W end of south side has an exterior chimney between 2 1/1 windows that are like those of the front, except they have no shutters. The E end of the south side has an exterior chimney between 2 casement windows. The windows at the E and W ends of this side have a panel between their bottom edge and projecting sills and have lost their shutters. North elev.: addition on rear wing is slightly recessed, ABA - A's are square casement windows with louvered shutters (each has 2 2-light sashes). B is a single door entrance. Slightly projecting section to W of the addition once appears to have contained a door and a window; it now features a single square casement window with shutters (2 2 light sashes). To the W of this slightly projecting section is a double window (2 2-sash casement windows, each sash with 3 lights) - this window has lost its shutters; Rear: South wing has 2 window openings on its E side, one of which has been boarded up, the other is 1/1; These windows have lost their shutters. The N side of the wing has a single 2-sash casement window at its west end. N Wing: ABCC: A is double window consisting of 2 casement windows (each with 2 3-light sashes) - lost its shutters B is a square casement window with 2 2-light sashes - lost its shutters Cs are single casement windows with louvered shutters (each has 2 3-light sashes). E side of the N wing has a window opening with louvered shutters; window opening has been boarded up. In the center of the main portion of the rear (E elev.) is a large brick exterior chimney. On either side of the ext. chimney is a French door with segmental arched surround. Across the rear between the 2 wings is a brick terrace which features a round fountain. Interior: plaster walls, hardwood floors. Mantels (Colonial revival infl.). OUTBUILDINGS: 20' x 41' frame garage with concrete floor NE of house yard contains old cedar trees and other plantings
no major changes
House was used at one time as alcoholics sanatorium-early ’30's-run by a Dr. Yost. Stables were converted to apts. for overflow patients.
Aiken - City - Winter Colony Historic Districts Survey, 1982
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014