|Title||132 Church Street (Douxsaint-Macaulay House)|
|Object Type||Property File|
|Scope & Content||
Constructed ca. 1796-1800. Although this dwelling has a plaque denoting its construction by the French Huguenot Paul Douxsaint in about 1726, that structure apparently burned in the fire of 1796. The exterior of the building, with its beaded weatherboarding, 9-over-9 windows with narrow muntins, and dormered hipped roof, follows the molding patterns of the early Federal period. Most of the interior retains late-18th century wainscoting and mantels, although several rooms have late-19th century alterations. Retaining an original, separated kitchen-laundry dependency at the rear, and brickwork on this structure with dogtooth cornicing relates to the post-Revolutionary period as well. In the 19th century Daniel Macaulay, a member of one of Charleston's leading Scottish merchant families, owned and occupied the dwelling.
File contains brief house history (1995, from unidentified guide book); newspaper article (Mercury, 2015); copy of a photo; plat of 1828 (poor quality copy).
Image in this record from document in property file.
|Subjects||Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston|
|Physical Description||1 File Folder|
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|Object ID #||CHURCH.132.1|