Green Shingles

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Green Shingles
Street Address:
215 Berrie Road, S.W., Aiken, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
2-10-7 (24)
Date Surveyed:
August 24 1982
Current Use:
Construction Method:
wood frame
Roof Materials:
composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
2 1/2-story weatherboarded house. Gable roof, windows are double-hung sash, 6/6, with louvered shutter. Three brick chimneys can be seen from Berrie Road. Berrie Road side (N. elevation): across north side is a monumental portico, which has 6 tall square paneled wooden posts. Main section of house is symmetrical, 5 bays. In center of front is entrance, a single door and fanlight— entrance framed by pilasters and a wide entablature. Gabled two-story wing on west side features 3 second floor windows are a wide, multi-paned window on first floor, which was added during last 20 years. A garage is attached to the NW comer of the house (an addition) . East side: in gable end is a Palladian window. 3 windows on second story. first floor appears to have 2 doors and one window. Public rooms are on Palmetto Golf Course side of the house, which is the front of the house. On S. side of house is a terrace and wisteria arbor. OUTBUILDINGS: Garage with servants quarters, stable. 2-story Garage/Apt, stable
Historical Information:
Green shingles was left to Msgr. George Lewis Smith in 1951 by the late Lucy Sullivan, a winter resident.
Source of Historical Information:
1935 Sanborn map of Aiken (area not on earlier maps);Jane Davis. 432.Berrie Road
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