City Directories and History: Built ca. 1895, the C. E. Corley House reveals influences of the Queen Anne style. The house is composed of a two-story, L-shaped main block with a single story ell on the rear. It has a gable roof and weatherboard siding. There is a one-story porch on the
façade in the turn of the “L.” The porch features a gabled and pedimented projecting porch entry, an attached gazebo under a conical wood shingled roof, and turned posts with brackets and turned balustrade. Other distinguishing features are a semicircular bay on the left of the first story, a twelve-inch wide baseboard circumscribing the house above the brick foundation, corbeled chimneys, and a flat scalloped cornice board on the gable ends. The nominated property includes three historic outbuildings: a smokehouse, woodshed, and tenant house, all frame with weatherboard siding and of the approximate age of the main house. The house was built by Charles Edward Corley, a prominent local builder. Corley was also a farmer and public official who served as county supervisor and magistrate. Listed in the National Register November 22, 1983. (Courtesy of South Carolina Department of Archives and History)
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