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Daniel Blake Tenement, 6-8 (2-4) Courthouse Square, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Daniel Blake Tenement, 6-8 (2-4) Courthouse Square, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

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Significance: Built between 1767-72 by Daniel Blake, a planter at Newington Plantation on Ashley River, is an imposing brick Georgian style double dwelling, 3 1/2 stories high. Dual pedimented entries, highlighted with scrolled brackets, articulate the symmetrical facade. Double front stairways to the elevated first floor have notable wrought iron railings. The eastern tenement retains original Georgian details, considered among the finest carved in Charleston in the 18th century. The western tenement was remodeled in the Federal style following the Revolutionary War...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-74
Survey number: HABS SC-128
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 70000572

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States32.77647, -79.93105
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