Pendleton Presbyterian Church

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
Mechanic at Broad Street, Pendlton, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
September 21 1982
Construction Date:
1891 – 1893
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Architect or Builder:
C.M. Guest arch., Jim Moore carpenter
Construction Method:
Roof Materials:
asphalt shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 story brick church on cruciform plan with interior brick chimneys on each four points of the cross; cross gable roof with carved brackets in eaves; brick buttresses with concrete caps brace all walls; there is a projecting bell tower to the left of the nave which has an entrance on the first floor which is a double door entrance, wooden paneled doors with diagonal flushboard; a brick header surrounds forming a pointed arch; above that 2 small rectangular windows with stained block glass with cement lintels and sills; above that is actual bell tower which has narrow lancet openings with brick header pointed arches, a corbelled cornice above supporting a perimetal roof; the original bell still exists in the tower; opposite the bell tower on the right side of the nave is a double door entrance, the same paneled doors with diagonal flushboard and pointed arch surround topped by pyramidal roof with wooden finial; the facade features the nave window which is a pointed arch shaped window which has wooden tracery with stained glass and Queen Anne block glass; a 3 brick course forms the water table around the entire church; on each side elevation of the projecting nave are 2 small lancet shaped stained glass windows; the side elevations of the transept have identical windows to one on the nave; the bell tower also has a small oculous stained glass window on the first floor; a modern flat roof educational building has been physically attached to the rear of the church; the cornerstone on the left elevation of the church reads "Pendleton Presbyterian Church 1790-1891" OUTBUILDINGS: none visible
educational addition on rear
Pendleton - City, 1982-1983
Archives Location:
Box 14, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

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Anderson County