Richland County SC Cultural Resources Inventory Listing
Columbia Grammar School
1015 Barnwell Street Columbia SC
Historic District: University Neighborhood Historic District
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Description: Constructed circa 1895, the Columbia Grammar School is located at 1015 Barnwell Street. The structure is significant because of its architectural features, which contribute to the overall architectural character of Columbia's University Neighborhood Historic District.

Historic Information
Year Built: c.1895 Acres:
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Historic Register: No Year: NR#:
National Historic Landmark: No

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Period of Significance: 1895-20th Century
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Historical Topics: Architecture, University Neighborhood Historic District, Columbia Grammar School
Constructed circa 1895, the Columbia Grammar School is located at 1015 Barnwell Street. The structure is significant because of its architectural features, which contribute to the overall architectural character of Columbia's University Neighborhood Historic District.

This is a single dwelling, one-story residence. It is of wood-frame
construction sheathed with vinyl siding, and rests on a brick pier foundation that has been filled. The L-shaped plan building is five units in width and two deep, with a three bay intersection on the rear of the north side, and the entryway centered in the front elevation. Classical columns support a full-width front porch. The windows are double-hung, glazed six-over-six. The composition shingle roof is side gabled and contains one central, hipped dormer. Architectural details of note include a single-pane transom light, four tapered Doric columns supporting the porch, and returns on the side gables.

The structure was entered into the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing property undner the "University Neighborhood Historic District," nomination of 2004.
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Primary Historic Use / Function: : Educational
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Space Available: No Commercial Office Residential
Source: National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form; South Carolina Department of Archives and History (digital images)
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Richland County SC Cultural Resources Inventory
Richland County Conservation Commission

Columbia, South Carolina