Elm Grove

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Elm Grove
Street Address:
Off S. side unmarked road off E. side SC 230, .15 mi. SE of int. w/CR 1905, North Augusta (Vicinity), SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
April 21 1986
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
Patterned composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 - 1/2 story frame residence, rectangular, 5 bays wide (W-W-E-W-W), 3 bays deep, 2 by 1 bay addn. to each side at rear; side gable patterned comp, roof; 4 ext. br. chimneys w/corbelled caps at main block, 1 ext. brick chimney at each rear addn.; 3 front foci ng gabled dormers w/6/6 windows & bracketed eaves; gable ends have boxed cornices w/returns; 1 story porch along the 3 central bays of the facade w/square wood columns, sawn capitals, brackets, turned ballustrade; 6/6 windows w/decorative surrounds; bracketed eaves at main structure and gable dormers; central entrance has transom & sidelights; panelled doors; wd. weatherbd. sid., br. pier fdn.w/br. infill; 5 by 1 bay frame service bldg, to rear, side fac. "V" crimp, metal roof, pilasteredcornerbds.& wd. blinds, wd. weatherbd. siding, br. pier fndtn. OUTBUILDINGS: 1 frame residence (see description)
Storm windows; outer heys of rear porch enclosed ca. 1975
Historical Information:
Constructed for Maj. Andrew Hammond in 1841; designed by Hammond; located on a section of the Hammond family's original land grant from King George III; heuse acquired by the McKie family in the late 19th century; Thomas McKie operated a gold mine nearby; property remains in the McKie family
Source of Historical Information:
MscDowell,"An Aiken Scrpbk,"Vol. 2, p.92; North Augusta Hist.Soc., "History of North Augusta, SC," p. 85
Aiken County Survey (Western Portion), 1986
Archives Location:
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County