City Directories and History: RUNCH-HALL HOUSE
Constructed 1743; altered 1850s
“This typical Charleston single house built by 1743 was altered in the nineteenth century to a double-parlor plan with parlor doors opening onto a central passageway. The three-story house with fine Georgian interior woodwork also has an addition of a mid-nineteenth-century Greek Revival parapet.”
Information from: The Buildings of Charleston – J.H. Poston for the Historic Charleston Foundation, 1997
The home has long been associated with the highly important deSaussure family of Charleston. See additional information and Thread links below.
Other sources: Charleston Tax Payers of Charleston, SC in 1860-61, Dwelling Houses of Charleston by Alice R.H. Smith – 1917, Charleston 1861 Census Schedule, and a 1872 Bird’s Eye View of Charleston, S.C. The Hist. Charleston Foundation may also have additional data at: Past Perfect
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