William Bull's House

William Bull's House (HMWEE)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 46.367', W 79° 55.833'

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c. 1720

These lots as shown on the "Grand
Modell of Charles Town" were granted
in 1696 to Stephen Bull of Ashley Hall and
Sheklon. This house, one of the oldest on the
city, was built circa 1720 by his son, William
Bull, later Lt. Governor of South Carolina.
Subsequent owners added the piazzas to
the south and west wing and altered the
interiors, but the exterior remains virtually
unchanged. From these steps, Gov. Robert Y. Hayne
dissuaded a group of nullificationists from
proceeding to the battery where they intended
seize a ship and declare war on the Union.
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Preservation Society of Charleston series
Placed ByPreservation Society of Charleston
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600161 N 3626604
Decimal Degrees32.77278333, -79.93055000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.367', W 79° 55.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 22.02" N, 79° 55' 49.98" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34-36 Meeting St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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