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C. K. Dunlap House, Darlington County (1346 W. Carolina Ave., Hartsville)
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The C.K. Dunlap House is significant as an excellent example of an early twentieth century Colonial Revival residence; as a design of Willis Irvin, a prominent regional architect of the early twentieth century; and for its association with Charles Kirkland Dunlap (1886-1972), prominent Hartsville engineer and executive at Sonoco Products Company. The house was built in 1934, and is a two-story residence with a rectangular plan, lateral gable slate roof, and interior end chimneys. It has a symmetrical five bay core fašade flanked by one-story lateral gable wings. The fašade features a two-story pedimented portico with balcony tier, four square columns, and lunette in the gable. A modillion cornice accents the core fašade and portico. The wings feature a simple brick dentil course and frieze. The garden fašade features a pedimented central bay, central entry within an elaborate broken pediment surround. Dunlap was teaching mathematics in the Hartsville public schools in 1916, when Charles W. Coker hired him to work for the Southern Novelty Company. After serving as a lieutenant of artillery in France during World War I, Dunlap was secretary and chief engineer of the company 1919-1942. Listed in the National Register May 3, 1991.
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