The main house
|Location||652 N. Buckton Rd., near Middletown, Virginia|
|Area||41.4 acres (16.8 ha)|
|Architectural style||Federal; Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||16000528|
|Added to NRHP||August 15, 2016|
Thorndale Farm is a historic farm property at 652 North Buckton Road, in rural Frederick County, Virginia east of Middletown. The property, over 41 acres (17 ha) in size, includes a wood-frame farmhouse built about 1790 and enlarged and restyled in the Greek Revival about 1855, as well as a later 19th-century barn and a c. 1840 meathouse. It was originally part of a much larger land grant made to John Larrock, a militia captain the American Revolutionary War. Part of the farm was involved in the 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek in the American Civil War.
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The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.
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