Montpelier (Sperryville, Virginia)

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Montpelier
Montpelier (Sperryville, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Montpelier (Sperryville, Virginia)
Location South of Sperryville on VA 231, near Sperryville, Virginia
Coordinates 38°35′16″N 78°13′48″W / 38.58778°N 78.23000°W / 38.58778; -78.23000Coordinates: 38°35′16″N 78°13′48″W / 38.58778°N 78.23000°W / 38.58778; -78.23000
Area 400 acres (160 ha)
Built c. 1750 (1750)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73002052[1]
VLR # 078-0028
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 11, 1973
Designated VLR January 16, 1973[2]

Montpelier is a historic plantation home located near Sperryville, Rappahannock County, Virginia. The main house was built about 1750, and is a two-story, 11 bay, stuccoed stone and brick dwelling with a side gable roof. It consists of a five-bay main block with north and south three bay wings. It features a two-story verandah stretching the entire length of the house with eight large provincial Tuscan order columns. The property also includes the contributing smokehouse, storage house, and a frame cabin.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (October 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Montpelier". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo