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Elizabeth Barnwell Gough House, 705 Washington Street, Beaufort, Beaufort County, SC



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Item Title


Location
705 Washington Street, Beaufort, SC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SC-542
Significance: Elizabeth Barnwell (1753-1817) married Richard Gough in 1772, but they later separated. After her father Col. Nathaniel Barnwell died in 1775, Elizabeth had this house built. The house could have been modelled on the Miles Brewton House in Charleston, based on similarities in design and appearance. A closer kin is the Thomas Fuller House (Tabby Manse), which is also T-shaped in plan and constructed of tabby. (text from "Historic Beaufort" p. 151)

Subjects
Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Gough, Elizabeth Barnwell
Barnwell, Col. Nathaniel
Barnwell, Jack
Brooker, Colin
Brooker, Jane Bruce
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Brooker, Colin, Historian
Bayless, Charles N., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION, FROM SOUTHWEST
2. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION AND WEST SIDE
3. NORTH (REAR) ELEVATION
4. WEST SIDE (right)
5. VIEW OF FRONT PORTICO. NOTE STAIRWAY
6. MAIN ENTRY, SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
7. WEST SIDE: TYPICAL TRIPLE WINDOW (FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS). East side windows are similar.
8. NORTH (REAR) ELEVATION, CENTRAL SECOND FLOOR: VENETIAN WINDOW
9. SECOND FLOOR, STAIRHALL, LOOKING NORTHWEST. Venetian window in background (see also SC-542-8). Stair railing is post-1865.
10. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHEAST ROOM, NORTH WALL
11. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHEAST ROOM, NORTH WALL: MANTLE DETAIL
12. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHEAST ROOM: WAINSCOT AND WINDOW REVEAL
13. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHEAST ROOM: CORNICE DETAIL
14. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHWEST ROOM, NORTH WALL
15. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHWEST ROOM, NORTH WALL: MANTLE DETAIL
16. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHWEST ROOM: CORNICE DETAIL


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