Judge Robert Munro House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Handy B. Fant House
Street Address:
108 K Street, Anderson, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
December 4 1983
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Architect or Builder:
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers with Fill
Roof Materials:
patterned tin
Signficant Architectural Features:
One story weatherboarded with gabled roof with return and double slope; kitchen ell with gabled roof forms T shaped plan; 2 gabled dormers on front slope with a louvered wood vent with angled top in each; double slope roof: 5 bay porch, 3 bay facade, central entry with double doors; short brick piers support square wood piers on verandah with balustrade on outer 2 bays; 3 openings in facade with double doors correspond to 3-18'x10' front rooms; 2 windows each side; 2 interior chimneys straddle ridge behind dormers; interior chimney straddles ridge of kitchen ell. transom and sidelites on 3 facade doors; flushboard facade; no existing windowpanes. OUTBUILDINGS: none
rear porches enclosed, brick piers with short square wood piers on verandah (ca.1928); shed roofed addition at left rear
Historical Information:
House was built for Judge Monro (1796-1889) a circuit judge from 1853 until Reconstruction. Later occupied by Handy Bruce Fant (1846 - ? ) a grocer, an Agent for the Blue Ridge Railroad and a Baptist Minister.
Source of Historical Information:
Pegq's 1877 map of Anderson Co., Garlington's Men of Our Time, 1902, Gov. Perry's South Carolina Bench and Bar, Anderson County Deed Books 2E pg. 492, 2L p. 266-7, 2P pg. 384.;Mrs. B.F. Freeman, Greenville St., Anderson, SC
Anderson - City - West Whitner Street - West Market Street, 1983-1984
Archives Location:
Box 13, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Anderson County