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Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Home of Robert Limehouse

 
 
Home of Robert Limehouse Marker Including image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 2, 2011
1. Home of Robert Limehouse Marker Including
Medallion:
Award 1975
Carolopolis
Condita A.D.
1670
Preservation Society of Charleston

The Carolopolis Award is a plaque placed on buildings that have been preserved, restored, rehabilitated or are outstanding examples of new construction. The award is presented to those individuals, businesses or organizations that currently own the property. The Carolopolis Award is a slightly modified reproduction of the seal of the City of Charleston. The word Carolopolis comes from the original name of the city.
Inscription.
Built Circa 1820

Originally this area was Limehouse farmland. The small scale and sturdy appearance denote that it is older than its neighbors. The bold colonade of piazza columns give the house dignity and permanence.
The exceptionally fine brickwork is laid in Flemish bond. The Egyptian design reflects interest in Napoleonís Egyptian campaign.
 
Location. 32° 46.394′ N, 79° 56.231′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Limehouse Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Limehouse Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Pinckney Shingler House (a few steps from this marker); 17 Limehouse Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bowles - Legare House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tabby Seawall Remnants (about 400 feet away); 95 Lenwood Boulevard (about 400 feet away); St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery (about 700 feet away); 126 Tradd Street (about 700 feet away); 31 Savage Street †† (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Home of Robert Limehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 2, 2011
2. Home of Robert Limehouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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