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Glover Farm House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Glover Farm House
Street Address:
Beech Island vicinity, SW side SC 145, .9 mi. SE of int. w/SC 65

Site Number:
S108042001300033
Site Number:
6.038
Date Surveyed:
April 17 1986
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
circa 1825
Historic Use:
Residential/Domestic
Current Use:
Residential/Domestic
Construction Method:
Frame
Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers
Roof Materials:
Patterned metal
Signficant Architectural Features:
2 story frame residence, rectangular w/1 story "L“ wing to rear, 1 story shed addn. to rear, 1 story shed addn. to side; 5 bays wide (1st: W-W-E-W-W, 2nd: W-W-W-W-W) at main block, 2 bays deep (1st: W-E, 2nd: W-W); side gable patterned metal roof; 2 ext. brick chimneys at main block, rear shed addn. has 1 ext. br chimney, rear wing has 1 int. brick chimney, side wing has 1 int. brick stove flue; 1 story hipped porch along the facade w/fluted wood columns & wood Doric balustrade, similar smaller entry portico at side entrance (columns not fluted at side); 1st level-9/9 sash windows w/molded surrounds & molded hoods, 2nd level 9/6; central entrance has elaborate entablature surround w/transom & sidelights, panelled entry door; wood weatherboard siding, flush board siding inside porch; stuccoed masonry fndtn; simple boxed cornice w/double dentil frieze; ALSO-approx 20 yds behind house is small frame 1x2 bay shed; approx 20 yds to one side of it is another small rectangular outbldg w/louvers on side; approx. 35 yds from house is small 1 by 1 bay frame outbldg w/ext. brick chimney w/corbelled cap; small spring house OUTBUILDINGS: 1 smokehouse, 1 silo, 1 service bldg, 1 commissary, 1 spring house
Alterations:
Rear porch screened in, additions
Historical Information:
House constructed ca. 1825 by the Glover Family; Glovers were early settlers in the area & owned a great deal of land; orig. land reportedly received as a grant from the King of England prior to the Rev. War.
Source of Historical Information:
Jackie Bartley, Beech Island
Survey:
Aiken County Survey (Western Portion), 1986
Archives Location:
Box 13, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County