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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
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.

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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