Battersea (Prairieville, Alabama)

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Battersea
Battersea.jpg
Battersea in 2008
Battersea (Prairieville, Alabama) is located in Alabama
Battersea (Prairieville, Alabama)
Nearest city Prairieville, Alabama
Coordinates 32°30′37″N 87°42′11″W / 32.51028°N 87.70306°W / 32.51028; -87.70306Coordinates: 32°30′37″N 87°42′11″W / 32.51028°N 87.70306°W / 32.51028; -87.70306
Built 1845
Architect Unknown
Architectural style mid-19th Century Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Plantation Houses of the Alabama Canebrake and Their Associated Outbuildings Multiple Property Submission
NRHP Reference # 94000698[1]
Added to NRHP July 07, 1994

Battersea is a historic plantation house in Prairieville, Alabama. The house was built from 1820-45 by the Vaughan family from Petersburg, Virginia and served as an early stagecoach stop.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district on July 7, 1994 as a part of the Plantation Houses of the Alabama Canebrake and Their Associated Outbuildings Multiple Property Submission.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ Marengo County Heritage Book Committee (2000). The heritage of Marengo County, Alabama. Clanton, Alabama: Heritage Publishing Consultants. p. 14. ISBN 1-891647-58-X. 
  3. ^ Plantation Houses of the Alabama Canebrake and Their Associated Outbuildings MPS NRIS Database, National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 2 December 2008.