Drayton Hall Charleston, SC

Completed in 1742, this is an outstanding example of a plantation house. The entrance hall, with its elaborate double stairs, full wood paneling, and ornamental ceiling, was among the finest in the British Colonies.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
266166
Names
Drayton Hall
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Timeline

9 Oct 1960
Drayton Hall designated a National Historic Landmark
15 Oct 1966
Drayton Hall added to National Register of Historic Places
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National Register Data

Drayton Hall has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
66000701
Date Listed
19661015
Name
Drayton Hall
Other Names
Drayton,John,House
Address
12 mi. W of Charleston on SC 61
City/Town
Charleston
County
Charleston
State
South Carolina
Category
building
Level of Significance
national
Years of Significance
1738; 1742
Areas of Significance
ARCHITECTURE