Geodetic Survey

Charleston/Dorchester: Middleton

 

Portion of Charleston Dorchester Boundary

(Effective Date January 10, 2017)

 


SC Code of Law:  (http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t04c003.php)

 

SECTION 4-3-100. Charleston County.

 

“…thence northward following the center line of Rantowles Creek to its intersection with the Dorchester County line; thence following said line to its intersection with the property of Charles H. P. Duell (Middleton Gardens); thence following the eastern boundary of the property of Charles H. P. Duell (Middleton Gardens) to the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of the Ashley River…”

 

SECTION 4-3-320. Dorchester County.

 

“…on the southeast by Charleston County, from which it is separated by the old division line between Charleston and Colleton Counties…”

 

SECTION 4-3-231. Dorchester County; additional area of Charleston County transferred to Dorchester County.
 

The following described portion of Charleston County is hereby transferred and annexed to Dorchester County:
 

All that tract of land now situate and lying in Charleston County, being a portion of property formerly known as "Middleton Tract" and more commonly known as "Middleton Place", said tract containing 1,085 acres more or less and constituting the southernmost portion of Middleton Place to the west of South Carolina Highway 61 and more particularly shown on the tax maps of Charleston County as T.M.S. Number 301-001 and also shown on a plat recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Dorchester County in Plat Book 21, at page 42, and in the R.M.C. office for Charleston County in Plat Book AC, at page 144; and
 

All that tract of land now situate and lying in Charleston County, being a portion of property formerly known as "Middleton Tract" and more commonly known as "Middleton Place", said tract containing 130 acres, more or less, of highland and 49 acres, more or less, of marshland, and constituting the southernmost portion of Middleton Place to the east of South Carolina Highway 61 and more particularly shown on the tax maps of Charleston County as T.M.S. Number 364-011 and also shown on a plat recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for Dorchester County in Plat Book 21, at page 42 and in the R.M.C. office for Charleston County in Plat Book AC, at page 144.

 

ACT 267 of 1985:

“Portion of Charleston County transferred to Dorchester County

Section 1. The following described portion of Charleston County is transferred and annexed to Dorchester County:

All that tract of land containing 50.61 acres and bounded on the west and north by property of Charles H. P. Duell, on the east by property of W. O. Hanahan, and on the south by South Carolina Highway #61, all as shown a plat entitled ‘A Plat of a Tract owned by Charles H. P. Duell Showing Present and Proposed Dorchester-Charleston County line, St. Andrew’s Parish, Charleston, South Carolina’ dated February 11, 1984, by William C. Boineau, Thomas G. McLeod, and Robert J. Sample”

 


Re-establishment Survey:

Historical and Reference Documents:

  • 1900 Map of Dorchester County      §  Knight, J. Hamilton. Map of Dorchester County, South Carolina: made and created by an Act of the Legislature of So. Ca. Feb'y 25th 1897, from portions of Colleton and Berkeley counties. [South Carolina?: Publisher not identified, 1900] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division <https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593121>.

  • Plat from 1985 Annexation      §  Boineau, William C.; McCleod, Thomas G.; Sample, Robert J. A Plat of a Tract Owned by Charles H.P. Duell: Showing Present and Proposed Dorchester-Charleston County Line, dated February 11, 1984. Map. Provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, <Series S166001>.

  • Plat from 1977 Annexation      §  Hilton, H. Exo. Plat of 1261.79 Acres Portion of Middleton Place Located in St. Andrews Parish, Charleston County, S.C. to be Transferred to Dorchester County, S.C. dated Sept. 1976.  Map. Provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, <Series S166001>.

  • Charleston County Plat Book AC, page 144

  • Dorchester County Plat Book 21, page 42

Monuments: (See Certified Plat for Geographic Coordinates of Monuments)

  • 1” Rebar w/ Cap: Set

  • A: Stone

  • A-2Concrete Monument

  • C1” Crimp Top

  • D3/4" Square Top Rod 

  • E: 1” Crimp Top        

  • F: 2-1/2” Pipe 

  • GStone

  • HStone

  • I: Stone

  • JStone

  • LStone

  • MStone

  • PStone

 

 


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