Front of the house
|Architectural style(s)||late Georgian|
|Owner||Daniel and Lucy Haslam|
Three Chimneys, also known as the Major James Woods House, is a two-and-a-half-story Georgian style historic house in Nelson County, Virginia.Constructed approximately 1795, the house is one of the oldest standing brick houses in Nelson County, and was added to the Virginia Landmarks Register in September 2013.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830. It is eponymous for the first four British monarchs of the House of Hanover—George I, George II, George III, and George IV—who reigned in continuous succession from August 1714 to June 1830. The style was revived in the late 19th century in the United States as Colonial Revival architecture and in the early 20th century in Great Britain as Neo-Georgian architecture; in both it is also called Georgian Revival architecture. In the United States the term "Georgian" is generally used to describe all buildings from the period, regardless of style; in Britain it is generally restricted to buildings that are "architectural in intention", and have stylistic characteristics that are typical of the period, though that covers a wide range.
Nelson County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,020. Its county seat is Lovingston.
The Virginia Landmarks Register (VLR) is a list of historic properties in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The state's official list of important historic sites, it was created in 1966. The Register serves the same purpose as the National Register of Historic Places. The nomination form for any Virginia site listed on the VLR is sent forward to the National Park Service for consideration for listing on the National Register.
Endview Plantation is an 18th-century plantation which is located on Virginia State Route 238 in the Lee Hall community in the northwestern area of the independent city of Newport News, Virginia.
Woodlawn Plantation is a historic house located in Fairfax County, Virginia. Originally a part of Mount Vernon, George Washington's historic plantation estate, it was subdivided in the 19th century by abolitionists to demonstrate the viability of a free labor system. The address is now 9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia, but due to expansion of Fort Belvoir and reconstruction of historic Route 1, access is via Woodlawn Road slightly south of Jeff Todd Way/State Route 235. The house is a designated National Historic Landmark, primarily for its association with the Washington family, but also for the role it played in the historic preservation movement. It is now a museum property owned and managed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Greenway Court is a historic country estate near White Post in rural Clarke County, Virginia. The property is the site of the seat of the vast 18th-century land empire of Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1693-1781), the only ennobled British colonial proprietor to live in one of the North American colonies. The surviving remnants of his complex — a later replacement brick house and Fairfax's stone land office — were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.
Leesylvania State Park is located in the southeastern part of Prince William County, Virginia. The land was donated in 1978 by philanthropist Daniel K. Ludwig, and the park was dedicated in 1985 and opened full-time in 1992.
Camden is an Italian Villa-style house on the Rappahannock River just downriver of Port Royal, Virginia. Built 1857-1859, it is one of the nation's finest examples of an Italianate country house. It is located on the southeast bank of the Rappahannock River, about 0.5 miles (0.80 km) north of the intersection of Camden Road and United States Route 17. Camden was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971 for its architecture.
Prestwould is a historic house near Clarksville, Virginia. It is the most intact and best documented plantation surviving in Southside Virginia. The house was built by Sir Peyton Skipwith, Baronet, who moved his family from his Elm Hill Plantation to Prestwould in 1797. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2003. It is located on the north side of the Roanoke River, 1-mile (1.6 km) inland, approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of the intersection of Route 15 and Route 701, and approximately one mile north of Clarksville's town limits. Now a museum property, it is open for tours from April to October, or by appointment.
Saratoga, also known as the General Daniel Morgan House, is a historic plantation house near Boyce, Virginia. It was built in 1779 by Daniel Morgan, a general in the Continental Army best known for his victory over the British at the Battle of Cowpens in 1781. He named his estate after the American victory in the 1777 Battles of Saratoga, in which he also participated. The estate was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973. Privately owned, it is located about .5 miles south of Boyce on the west side of County Route 723, and is not open to the public.
Spence's Point is a historic estate on the Potomac River near Westmoreland, Virginia. Also known as the John R. Dos Passos Farm, it was the home of writer John Dos Passos (1896–1970) for the last 25 years of his life. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.
The Rising Sun Tavern is a historic building in Fredericksburg, Virginia. It was built in about 1760 as a home by Charles Washington, younger brother of George Washington, and became a tavern in 1792.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Henrico County, Virginia.
Windsor Shades—also known as Ruffin's Ferry and Waterville—is situated on the Pamunkey River about 10 miles up river from West Point in King William County, Virginia. Archeological native artifacts found on the property surrounding the house suggest it was the site of the Kupkipcok, a Pamunkey village noted on John Smith's 1609 map.
A Virginia Historic Landmark is a structure, site, or place designated as a landmark by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.
Edgemont, also known as Cocke Farm, is a historic home located near Covesville, Albemarle County, Virginia. It was built about 1796, and is a one- to two-story, three bay, frame structure in the Jeffersonian style. It measures 50 feet by 50 feet, and sits on a stuccoed stone exposed basement. The house is topped by a hipped roof surmounted by four slender chimneys. The entrances feature pedimented Tuscan order portico that consists of Tuscan columns supporting a full entablature. Also on the property is a rubble stone garden outbuilding with a hipped roof. The house was restored in 1948 by Charlottesville architect Milton Grigg (1905–1982). Its design closely resembles Folly near Staunton, Virginia.
Haw Branch is a historic plantation house located near Amelia Courthouse, Amelia County, Virginia. The earliest section of the house dates to 1748. It was enlarged and expanded after the Revolutionary War. The house consists of a five-bay central block with hipped roof and exterior-end chimneys, flanked by symmetrical three-bay wings with hipped roofs. It was restored in 1965. The house features finely detailed Federal-style interiors added about 1815. Also on the property are a contributing little school house, a rectangular building with a massive central chimney housing the kitchen and weaving room, and a smokehouse on the eastern end of the row of dependencies.
James Alexander House is a historic house located near Spottswood, Augusta County, Virginia.
Caserta was a historic plantation house located near Eastville, Northampton County, Virginia. The oldest section was dated to about 1736. The house consisted of a two-story, three-bay main block with gable roof, and brick end with interior end chimney. It had a 1 1/2-story end wing and hyphen, the end wing having a large exterior end chimney and a steeper gable roof than the hyphen. The main section was built by U.S. Navy Commander George P. Upshur (1799-1852), brother of Judge Abel Parker Upshur of Vaucluse. He owned the property from 1836 to 1847. It was destroyed by fire in 1975.
Clearview is a historic home located at Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia. It was built about 1796, and is a two-story, five bay, frame dwelling. It has a hipped roof, exterior end chimneys, and a distyle Tuscan order front porch. The house measures approximately 42 feet by 26 feet, with an 18 by 26 foot wing added in 1918-1919. The property was used by the Union army as an artillery position during the Battle of Fredericksburg in December, 1862.
The White House, also known as Kauffman House, is a historic home located at Luray, Page County, Virginia. It was built about 1760, and is a two-story, three-bay Rhenish stone house covered with stucco. It has a two-room central-chimney plan, consisting of a kuche and stube, with a barrel-vaulted cellar and a large storage loft.
Rock Cliff is a historic farm property at 12615 Norwood Road, near Wingina in Nelson County, Virginia. It consists of 692 acres (280 ha), roughly bounded by Norwood Road on the south, James River Road on the east, and Union Hill Road on the north. The property was developed beginning in 1854, the year the main house, a wood frame I-house, was built. It was developed by Dr. William Horsley, divided amongst his five children, and then reassembled by his grandson. The farm complex also includes a 19th-century smokehouse, kitchen, and doctor's office, as well as the c. 1860 Horsley family cemetery.
The Fourqurean House, once part of the Little Plantation, is a historic house on Bold Spring Road, southwest of South Boston, Virginia. It is a modest 1-1/2 story wood frame structure, with a clapboarded exterior, end chimneys, and gabled roof. It has a three-bay front facade, with an off-center doorway between more evenly spaced sash windows. The house was built in 1830, and is a rare surviving example of a modest early plantation house in rural Virginia.
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