Lowther Hall

Historic Property
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Street Address:
161 E. Queen St. , Pendlton, SC

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Date Surveyed:
October 19 1982
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Roof Materials:
comp. shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
2-story frame rectangular plan residential sheathed in asbestos shingle siding. Hip roof has plain cornice. 2 exterior brick chimneys w/ corbeled caps and some quoining. 5-bay facade is ABCDA: "A" is a single double-hunq sash window (obscured); "B" is a single door entrance with 7-light sidelights and 4-light transom; "C" is a pair of 12/1 double-hung sash windows with mullion; "D" is a single door entrance with 4-light transom. Both doors have plain wooden surrounds. Porch has hip roof and boxed cornice; it rests on 5 plain columns and a plain balustrade.
porch has been extended to incorporate a large wing addition on right; porch columns are replacements and front steps have been re-oriented. Paired windows on 1st and 2nd stories were originally separate single windows. These may originally have had shutters.
Historical Information:
Supposedly oldest residential in town limits. Erected 1793 by Dr. Wm. Hunter. Later owned by the Right Honorable Willam Lord Viscount Lowther
Source of Historical Information:
Pendleton Historic District: A Survey
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