Gallows Hill

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
441 Greenville Street, Pendlton, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
September 21 1982
Construction Date:
1840 – 1860;1930s;1971
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Vacant/Not In Use
Construction Method:
frame sheathed in board & batten
Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers with Fill
Roof Materials:
asphalt shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 1/2 story, rectangular plan; board and batten sheathed residential; gable end roof sloped to street: front roof slope has 3 gable dormers projecting, each has a pair of 1/l windows: they are also board and batten sheathed and have scalloped bargeboard; the main house has a single window in the gable ends and also features the bargeboard trim in the gable ends and beneath the cornice of the main roof; there are 2 interior brick chimneys, 1 with corbelled cap; there is a modern shed roof porch across facade with exposed rafter ends which is supported by grouped tapered wood posts on high brick piers; a gable roof portico is on the central portion of porch; facade features 3 bays ABA -- A is a full length window measuring 5 feet by ten feet which has reeded surrounds with bull's eye corner block molding; B is the main entrance featuring double paneled doors with full length side light and transom with the same reeded surround and bull eye cornerblock; the interior of house features !2-inch baseboards, decoratively carved mantels and decorative crown molding in the right parlor OUTBUILDINGS: none visible
addition of new porch, renovated 1971 wings removed & rear ell
Historical Information:
Col. Joseph Taylor, Pendleton attorney and son, John, began building in 1840. Mr. Haskell completed it in 1860's and it became the home for Rev. Dr. John B. Adger.
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