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Title 7 Church Street (Carrington-Cheney House)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed 1892; renovated with additions 1949. The Charleston preservationist Salley Carrington Cheney subdivided this lot from her parents' property at 2 Meeting Street and renovated an existing servants' quarters and garage with the assistance of Charleston's preservation architect Albert Simons. The noted landscape architect Loutrel Briggs designed the garden, and the master ironworker Philip Simmons completed the gates with the initials S and C, reflecting the owner of the address.

File contains handwritten (scant) research notes; FOHG House History (1994); correspondence related to the history of the house; plat; deeds (originals and copies); specifications for improvements and for the enclosure of the piazza by Simons & Lapham; sketch of the iron gate; correspondence from plumbing contractor (1966) with drawings.
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Historic gardens
Search Terms Church Street
Loutrel Briggs garden
Philip Simmons ironwork
Eighteenth-Century Expansion
Physical Description 1 File Folder
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Object ID # CHURCH.007.01