Laurens County Courthouse

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Laurens County Courthouse
Laurens County Courthouse.jpg
Laurens County Courthouse, February 2012
Laurens County Courthouse is located in South Carolina
Laurens County Courthouse
Laurens County Courthouse is located in USA
Laurens County Courthouse
Location Laurens Courthouse Sq., Laurens, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°29′44″N 82°1′0″W / 34.49556°N 82.01667°W / 34.49556; -82.01667Coordinates: 34°29′44″N 82°1′0″W / 34.49556°N 82.01667°W / 34.49556; -82.01667
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1837 (1837)-1838, c. 1858, 1911
Built by Veal,Thomas C.; Wells,Dr. John
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 72001214[1]
Added to NRHP June 19, 1972

Laurens County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located at Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina. It was constructed in 1837-1838, and is a granite ashlar and brick Greek Revival style building. The original projecting porticoes in the front and rear have four Corinthian order columns and two simple pilasters. Wings were added in 1858, and in 1911 further additions were made to the wings, the windows remodeled, and the Palladian stairways added. At this time the low elliptical dome was constructed.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1] It is located in the Laurens Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Wright Caughman (April 1972). "Laurens County Courthouse" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Laurens County Courthouse, Laurens County (Courthouse Square, Laurens)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)