Taintor Manor

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Wisteria Manor
Street Address:
1210 Whiskey Road, Aiken, Aiken (Aiken County)

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
June 10 1986 at 20:00
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Not Visible
Roof Materials:
Composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
2-1 /2 story stuccoed masonry residence; irregular in plan, 7 bays wide (1st: W-E-ertc. porch, 2nd: W-W-W-PW-PW-W-PW); cross gable composition roof with gable ends shaped to resemble thatched roof, two recent front-facing gables, 2 interior brick chimneys; stuccoed masonry 1 -story porch across facade with shaped parapet, diamond shaped multi-light glass enclosures at three outer bays appear to be historic, glass enclosure flanking entrance is recent; 6/6 dhs, 4x4 casement, and some 15/15 dhs windows; historic gable ends have stylized rafter ends; two enclosures with front-facing gables above porch are ca. 1950 additions; fdn not visible OUTBUILDINGS: None
2nd level additions at facade porch; side addition, 1 bay of porch enclosure
Historical Information:
Constructed 1879 by the Taintor family; site retains some of its historic landscape features
Source of Historical Information:
“Carolina Gardens", Shaffer;Mr. W. F. Manfredi
Aiken County Survey (Western Portion), 1986
Archives Location:
Box 12, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County