Gaillard-Bennett House, 60 Montagu Street

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Black and white photograph of the garden gate at the Gaillard-Bennett House. Image was used in the publication "Gateways & Doorways," p. 64.

Constructed by rice planter and merchant Theodore Gaillard, c. 1800. James Shoolbred, a rice planter and Charleston's first British consul, purchased the property in 1815 and added the double entrance steps, the portico and large quoins at the basement level while Washington Jefferson Bennett, who purchased the house in 1851, is thought to have added the cast iron balconies.