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The Colonel James English House

circa 1760

 
 
The Colonel James English House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 6, 2011
1. The Colonel James English House Marker
Inscription. Property granted to Sir Francis Salters, originally included Nos. 51 and 51-1/2 South Battery. In 1760, Col. James English built this single English style house with kitchen and servants building at 51-1/2. Old sea wall runs across rear of property. Owners represent sixth generation of direct descent to occupy this house, and a portrait of the builder hangs in drawing room.
 
Erected 2006 by Preservation Society of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.233′ N, 79° 55.998′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on South Battery near Legare Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 South Battery, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The John Blake House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Gibbes House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harth-Middleton House (about 500 feet away); Thomas Lamboll House 19 King Street (about 500 feet away); USS Hobson Tribute (about 600 feet away); 8 Legare Street (about 600 feet away); Still On Patrol (about 700 feet away); Miles Brewton House (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Colonel James English House and Marker at 49 South Battery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 6, 2011
2. The Colonel James English House and Marker at 49 South Battery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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