|Location||1605 Cahas Mountain Rd., near Burnt Chimney, Virginia|
|Area||8.4 acres (3.4 ha)|
|Built by||Seth Richardson|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||96001329|
|Added to NRHP||November 7, 1996|
|Designated VLR||June 19, 1996|
Waverly is a historic home and farm located near Burnt Chimney, Franklin County, Virginia. It was built about 1858, and is the two-story, central passage plan, frame dwelling in the Greek Revival style. It measures approximately 52 feet by 38 feet and sits on a brick foundation. Also on the property are a contributing meathouse and a foundation, icehouse ruins, and the remains of the 19th century landscaping.
Burnt Chimney is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Virginia, United States. It was also known as Reverie.
Franklin County is a county located in the Blue Ridge foothills of the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,159. Its county seat is Rocky Mount.
The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States. A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the last phase in the development of Neoclassical architecture. The term was first used by Charles Robert Cockerell in a lecture he gave as Professor of Architecture to the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 1842.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
Earlysville Union Church, also known as Earlysville Free Union Church, is a historic church located on VA 743, northwest of the junction with VA 633 in Earlysville, Albemarle County, Virginia. It was built in 1833, and is a one-story, frame building with weatherboard siding and a gable roof on a low stone foundation. Entrance to the building is by two doors on the south gable end. It measures approximately 50 feet long by 30 feet wide. The building was originally one room; a small vestibule with flanking rooms for Sunday School rooms was partitioned off around 1880. It is a rare surviving example of interdenominational churches constructed at the beginning of the 19th century in Albemarle County. It was used the Baptists, Methodists and Presbyterians until the turn of the 20th century. The building continued in use as an interdenominational Sunday School for the community until 1977. In 1995, the building underwent restoration.
Wyoming is a historic home located near Studley in King William County, Virginia. It was built about 1800, and is a two-story, five bay, Georgian style frame dwelling. It has a single-pile, central hall plan and is set on a brick foundation. The house is topped by a clipped gable roof with a standing-seam sheet metal surface and modillion cornice. It measures 55 feet long and 25 feet deep.
Waverly is a mansion in Leesburg, Virginia that was built for Robert Townley Hempstone (1842–1913) about 1890. The turreted frame house combines the Queen Anne style with elements of Colonial Revival architecture. Hempstone, a Baltimore businessman, retired to the property that was then on the southern outskirts of Leesburg. The house was built by John Norris and Sons, who were responsible for many prominent houses, churches and commercial structures in Leesburg. Norris' son, Lemuel Watson Norris, became an architect in Washington, D.C. and designed projects for his father's firm.
Mitchells Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located on VA 652 in Mitchells, Culpeper County, Virginia. It was built in 1879, and is a one-story, frame building in the Carpenter Gothic style. It measures 50 feet by 30 feet and sits on a brick foundation. The interior features a trompe-l'œil fresco added between 1892 and 1899 by well-known local artist Joseph Oddenino. He also painted the interior murals at Elmwood.
Mt. Olive Methodist Episcopal Church is a historic Methodist Episcopal church building in Leesburg, Virginia, United States. It was built in 1890 and is a one-story, wood frame building in the Late Gothic Revival style. It sits on a fieldstone foundation and measures 23 feet wide and 42 feet deep.
The Waverly Hills Historic District is a national historic district located at Arlington County, Virginia. It contains 439 contributing buildings in a residential neighborhood in North Arlington. The area is the result of the combination of five separate subdivisions platted for development between 1919 and 1939. The dwelling styles include a variety of architectural styles, including Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival, Bungalow / Craftsman, and Cape Cods. Located within the district is the separately listed Glebe House.
Callie Furnace is a historic iron furnace located near Glen Wilton, Botetourt County, Virginia. It was built as a hot-blast charcoal furnace around 1873-1874, and subsequently enlarged and converted into a coke furnace. In 1883, the stack was raised an additional five feet, and a tuyere was added. Callie Furnace went out of blast in 1884.
Hill Mansion is a historic home located at Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia. It was built in 1857-1858, and is a two-story, four bay, brick dwelling in the Italianate style. It measures 39 feet by 38 feet, 7 inches, and rests on a high brick foundation. The front facade features a one-story porch consisting of an arcade, supported on Tuscan order piers, with a bracketed cornice. It was the home of Edward Baptist Hill, whose brother, General A. P. Hill, was a frequent visitor during the American Civil War. It also served as a Confederate hospital and later as headquarters for Union officers.
Waverly, also known as Waverley, is a historic house located near Middleburg, Fauquier County, Virginia. The original section was built about 1790, and later enlarged about 1830, and enlarged and remodeled in the 1850s. It is a single-pile, center-hall, two-story dwelling, a typical example of an I-house. It has a long, two-story rear ell and has Gothic Revival style decorative detailing. The front facade features a full-width two-story portico with six square piers supporting a flat roof with a plain wooden parapet. The house was renovated after 1940 by architect David Adler.
Brooks–Brown House, also known as the Brown-Law House, Law Home, and Halfway House, is a historic home located near Dickinson, Franklin County, Virginia. The first section was built about 1830, with a two-story addition built about 1850. Renovations about 1870, unified the two sections as a two-story, frame dwelling with a slate gable roof. At the same time, an Italianate style two-story porch was added and the interior was remodeled in the Greek Revival style. A rear kitchen and bathroom wing was added as part of a renovation in 1987-1988. It measures approximately 52 feet by 38 feet and sits on a brick foundation. Also on the property are a contributing detached log kitchen and dining room, a cemetery, and the site of a 19th-century barn. The house served as a stagecoach stop and inn during the mid-19th century and the property had a tobacco factory from about 1870 until 1885.
Frederick County Courthouse is a historic county courthouse located at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia. It was built in 1840, and is a two-story, rectangular, brick building on a stone foundation and partial basement in the Greek Revival style. It measures 50 feet by 90 feet, and features a pedimented Doric order portico and a gabled roof surmounted by a cupola. Also on the property is a contributing Confederate monument, dedicated in 1916, consisting of a bronze statue of a soldier on a stone base. The building houses the Old Court House Civil War Museum.
Shiloh School is a historic one-room school building located near Kilmarnock, Northumberland County, Virginia. It was built in 1906, and is a one-story, three bay, simple frame building measuring 20 feet by 34 feet. It sits on a brick foundation and has a standing seam metal gable roof. Jessie Ball duPont (1884-1970) taught at the school in 1906-1907. It was used as a schoolhouse until 1929, and subsequently used for farm storage.
Versailles is a historic home located at Burgess, Northumberland County, Virginia. It was built between 1853 and 1857, and is a 2 1/2-story, five-bay, frame I-house dwelling with Greek Revival style design elements. It measures approximately 46 feet by 30 feet, and is topped by a gable roof. The front facade features a two-story pedimented entrance porch with a classical entablature and second floor balcony.
Cockram Mill is a historic grist mill complex located near Meadows of Dan, Patrick County, Virginia. The mill dates to about 1885, and is a two- and three-story, rectangular frame building on a concrete foundation. It measures 111 feet by 24 feet and is located adjacent to a concrete dam on the headwaters of the Dan River. The mill is operated by two metal turbine wheels, 14 feet and 16 feet in diameter. Associated with the mill is the contributing miller's house built about 1921.
Bush Mill, also known as Bond Roller Mill, is a historic grist mill located near Nickelsville, Scott County, Virginia. It was built in 1896, and is a three-story, log and timber frame building on a limestone foundation. It has a front gable roof sheathed in metal. It measures 39 feet, 9 inches by 30 feet, 4 inches. The mill has a 24-foot (diameter) and 4 feet wide overshot steel waterwheel added in the 1920s, which is intact and remains functional. The building is maintained by the Nickelsville Ruritan Club.
Mont Calm, also known as Montcalm, is a historic home located at Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia. It was built in 1827, and is a two-story, five-bay Federal style brick farmhouse. It measures 40 feet long and 30 feet wide and has a two-story addition dated to about 1905. The house sits on a limestone foundation and has a standing seam metal gable roof. The front facade features a shed roof porch supported by Tuscan order columns. It was the home of Virginia Governor David Campbell (1779–1859).
James Monroe Family Home Site, also known as James Monroe's Birthplace, is a historic archaeological site located near Oak Grove and Colonial Beach, Westmoreland County, Virginia. The site includes the ruins of the Monroe Family Home and birthplace of President James Monroe (1758-1831), which were uncovered in 1976, by a team from the College of William & Mary. Monroe spent his entire youth working the farm until he left for his education at the College of William & Mary. The archaeological team uncovered a house foundation measuring 20 feet by 58 feet. The known 1845 etchings of the birth home indicate a small four room, rough cut wooden farm house with few outbuildings on a 500-acre farm filled with wetlands. The archaeological study clearly indicated that James Monroe's beginnings were humble.
Causey's Mill is a historic grist mill located in Causey's Mill Park at Newport News, Virginia. It was built in 1866, and is a small two-story wood frame building originally supported by a brick and concrete foundation. It retains its original machinery and is one of the two last surviving grist mills on the Peninsula. The mill operated until nearly the 20th century. In 2011, the mill was moved about 75 feet from its original location away from the shore of Lake Maury and set on a new foundation.
Waverly Hill is a historic mansion located at Staunton, Virginia. It was designed by architect William Lawrence Bottomley (1883–1951) and built in 1929. It consists of a 2 1/2–story, five-bay, center section flanked by one-story wings connected by low, one-story hyphens in the Georgian Revival style. The house is constructed of brick, and the central section and wings are topped by slate-covered hipped roofs.
The Waverly Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Waverly, Sussex County, Virginia. The district encompasses 48 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 2 contributing structures in the central business district of Waverly. The buildings represent a variety of popular architectural styles including Folk Victorian and Italianate. They include residential, commercial, governmental, and institutional buildings dating from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries. Notable buildings include the Waverly Municipal Hall, Atlantic and Danville Railroad Station, Masonic Lodge/Town Hall, Boarding House, Moss Hardware Building, Fleetwood Building (1904), Warner Grammer Store, Wilcox Building, former Waverly Post Office/ Palace Cigar and Pool Room (1961), and Waverly Town Shops and Water Tower (1932).
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