Jenkins House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
244 East Cherry Street, Pendlton, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
September 21 1982
Construction Date:
circa 1837
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
frame sheathed in weatherboard
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
asphalt shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 story rectangular plan; gable end roof with 1 story wings projecting on right and left elevation: 2 interior brick chimneys on the rear roof slope; gable end portico protecting on front of house accenting the central entrance on facade; hip roof porch across central portion of facade supported by square wooden posts; facade has 5 bays AABAA -- A is a single, 9/6 window with plain surrounds; B is a double door entrance with sidelights and transom; it also has reeded molding surrounding; there is flushboard around the entrance beneath the portico; gable roof wings feature a Greek fret pattern beneath the cornice and 2 pairs of 1/1 windows; right wing has a hip roof portico which projects beyond the wings supported by plain wooden posts with plain balustrade; there is a single window in the gable end which is closed by shutters; wing on left elevation has an exterior end brick chimney and also a shiplap siding addition OUTBUILDINGS:1 frame gable roof outbuilding with 2 single door entrances on the facade, possibly a slave quarter
some additions
Historical Information:
built by Dr. William Seabrook Jenkins, surgeon in Conf. army, graduated from medical college in Charleston
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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