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Lancaster County Jail

Lancaster, South Carolina
County of Lancaster.
National Register Number: 71000789
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government - correctional facility. The threat level was Watch in
2008.
Congressional District: SC-5 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
Completed in 1823, this three story stuccoed building reflects innovations by the architect. He omitted dungeons and designed cells for better air circulation.

Condition:
Some repairs are needed to the roof truss sytem and a french drain is needed to help alleviate water concerns.

Work on the french drain should take place this fiscal year.


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