Pierpont Plantation - West Ashley Charleston County South Carolina SC

Pierpont Plantation – West Ashley – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – Ashley River, West Ashley, St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston County

    Original plantation lands were located off SC 61 in present-day Pierpont Subdivision.

  • Origin of name – Named for Benjamin Pierpont, an early owner

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Land has been developed into Pierpont Subdivision


  • 1677 – Earliest known date of existence

    George Bedon (Beadon) received a grant for 510 acres at the location in 1677.

  • ? – House built

    The colonial plantation house no longer exists, having been burned by Union soldiers in 1865. It was supposed to have been an old colonial-looking brick mansion with basement loopholes for musketry (Kennerty, p. 9).


  • Number of acres – 510 in 1677

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Bedon (Beadon); William Fuller; Simon Magwood; Benjamin Pierpont; Henry Symonds


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Rosina Sottile Kennerty, Plantations on the South Side of Ashley River (Charleston, SC: Nelson Printing Corporation, 1983).

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