SW corner of W. Baruch St. and S. Cedar Ave. (tax map 38-05), Denmark, SC
June 15 1982
1922 – 1931
Brick Piers with Fill
Signficant Architectural Features:
Rectangular, 11/2 story weatherboarded house, with a small rear addition. Gable roof with exposed rafters & purlins (slope of roof faces Baruch St.). Two chimneys with corbeled caps break the front slope of the roof; on the rear slope is one single-flue interior chimney with hood. Except where otherwise noted, windows are double-hung sash with a diamond-pane sash over a single-pane sash. Front (north elevation): symmetrical, ABA; A - double window, B - single door. Across the front and the northern end of the east elevation is a hipped roof (with exposed rafters), which is supported by paired square posts on high brick pedestals— this roof shelters a front porch and a porte cochere on the east side. In the center of the front slope of the roof is a gabled dormer (appears to have comp, siding) which contains a single-sash 16-light window. East elevation: At the north end of this side is a small exterior chimney, on either side of which is a diamond-paned casement window. In the the center of this elevation is a double window like those of the front. At the southern end is a single window of the type in the double windows. The gable end, which appears to have composition shingle siding, contains a small round-arched window with keystone. West elevation: gable end like the east elevation; on the ground floor are 2 double windows, 1 diamond-paned casement window, and a single window. OUTBUILDINGS: Metal-clad building behind the house.
altered - foundation: rear addition with shed roof. Comparison of a recent aerial photo to the 1931 Sanborn map shows that no significant changes have been made to the building's form.
Source of Historical Information:
Sanborn maps of Denmark: 1922, 1931.
Denmark - City, 1980/1982
Box 14, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014