Williams-Ball-Copeland House

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Williams-Ball-Copeland House
Williams-Ball-Copeland House.jpg
Williams-Ball-Copeland House, February 2012
Williams-Ball-Copeland House is located in South Carolina
Williams-Ball-Copeland House
Location 544 Ball Dr., Laurens, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°30′1″N 82°1′30″W / 34.50028°N 82.02500°W / 34.50028; -82.02500Coordinates: 34°30′1″N 82°1′30″W / 34.50028°N 82.02500°W / 34.50028; -82.02500
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1859 (1859)-1861
Built by Simpson, John Wells
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
MPS City of Laurens MRA
NRHP Reference # 86003159[1]
Added to NRHP November 19, 1986

Williams-Ball-Copeland House, also known as the Franks House, The Villa, Hampton Heights, and Baptist Retirement Center, is a historic home located at Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina. It was built about 1859-1861 as a summer residence. It is a two-story, Italianate style brick residence with a stuccoed and scored exterior. Also on the property are two, small, brick outbuildings; originally the summer kitchen and the other was a combination smokehouse and food storage house.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ unknown (n.d.). "Williams-Ball-Copeland House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Williams-Ball-Copeland House, Laurens County (544 Ball Dr., Laurens)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 2014.