Thorndale Farm

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Thorndale Farm

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Location 652 N. Buckton Rd., near Middletown, Virginia
Coordinates 39°1′56″N78°15′31″W / 39.03222°N 78.25861°W / 39.03222; -78.25861 Coordinates: 39°1′56″N78°15′31″W / 39.03222°N 78.25861°W / 39.03222; -78.25861
Area 41.4 acres (16.8 ha)
Built 1790 (1790)
Architectural style Federal; Greek Revival
NRHP reference # 16000528 [1]
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. [2]

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The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. "NRHP nomination for Thorndale Farm" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-10-12.