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Title 24 Church Street (Murdock-Cheeseborough House)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed between 1796-1800. This 3½-story stuccoed brick house is built in the Federal style and features a hip roof, gable dormers, large chimneys, and a Tuscan columned, gabled and paneled arched entrance with tranceried sunburst transom. A 2-story brick hyphen connects to a stuccoed brick dependency by way of a modern wood and glass stair tower. Built by Archibald Murdock, the house passed through George Chisolm and Mary Motte to John Cheeseborough, who acquired it in 1852. His family retained it well into the 20th century.

Files contain documentation of the easement on the property including related correspondence and Confirmation of Understanding; Part I certification (National Register); annual inspection reports, requests for alterations, and correspondence related to the management of the property; renovation plans (various dates); FOHG house histories (1999, 2003); brief history of 24 Church Street entitled "A Federal House in Charleston" by Brockington and Associates, 2001); historical/chain-of-title research information including copies of deeds, plats, Sanborn Maps.

See Easement Documentation Photo Files for easement donation photographs (Exh. B to Deed of Conservation Easement) and Covenant/Easement Inspection Photo Files for inspection photography.
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Church Street
Easement Property
Eighteenth-Century Expansion
Physical Description 1 Gift Folder
2 Management Folders
1 History/Miscellaneous Folder
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Object ID # CHURCH.024.1