513 W. Butler Street (tax map 38-05), Denmark, SC
June 15 1982
Brick Piers with Fill
Signficant Architectural Features:
One story frame house, irregular in plan, covered with asbestos cement siding. Cross gable root has plain boxed cornice with returns. Only one chimney, which has a single flue and a hood, can be seen from W. Butler Street. Windows are double-hung sash. Front (north elevation): asymmetrical; in the center of the facade is the main entrance to the house, a single glass and wood panel door framed by a rectangular transom and two-pane sidelights; to the west of the front door is a single 2/2 window; to the east of the front door is a gabled polygonal projection which contains three 2/2 windows; across the front and wrapping around the northeast corner of the house is a porch with hipped roof, turned posts, and sawn brackets. West elevation: four 4/4 windows (including the two in the rear ell). East elevation: at the north end are double doors opening onto the porch; to the south are two 4/4 windows, one in an area that was once a part of the porch. OUTBUILDINGS: Small weatherboarded building with metal gable roof immediately behind house.
altered - siding, additions, etc.
In 1922 and 1931, this building was used as a dwelling (see the Sanborn maps of Denmark). The house is in an area not shown on the 1908 and 1913 Sanborns.
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