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Balwearie, July 2012
Balwearie is located in South Carolina
Location West of Winnsboro on South Carolina Highway 34, near Winnsboro, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°27′14″N 81°14′41″W / 34.45389°N 81.24472°W / 34.45389; -81.24472Coordinates: 34°27′14″N 81°14′41″W / 34.45389°N 81.24472°W / 34.45389; -81.24472
Area 2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Built c. 1822 (1822), 1886
Governing body Private
MPS Fairfield County MRA
NRHP Reference # 84000593[1]
Added to NRHP December 6, 1984

Balwearie is a historic plantation home located near Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina. It is a 1 1/2-story, brick and frame residence with a gabled roof and cross-gabled front porch. The first story is of brick construction; half-story is sheathed in weatherboard. The front gable is supported by six paneled wooden posts. The house was constructed about 1822, but altered following an 1886 storm. A rear porch was converted into a kitchen in 1975.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ unknown (n.d.). "Balwearie" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Balwearie, Fairfield County (S.C. Sec. Rd. 22, Lebanon vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 5 July 2012.