Rose Hill Farm (Upperville, Virginia)

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Rose Hill Farm
Rose Hill Farm (Upperville, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Rose Hill Farm (Upperville, Virginia)
Location North side of US 50, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of the junction with VA 713, Upperville, Virginia
Coordinates 38°59′01″N 77°49′49″W / 38.98361°N 77.83028°W / 38.98361; -77.83028Coordinates: 38°59′01″N 77°49′49″W / 38.98361°N 77.83028°W / 38.98361; -77.83028
Area 72 acres (29 ha)
Built 1820 (1820)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 94000986[1]
VLR # 053-0001
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 25, 1994
Designated VLR June 15, 1994[2]

Rose Hill Farm is a historic home and farm located near Upperville, Loudoun County, Virginia. The original section of the house was built about 1820, and is 2 1/2-story, five bay, gable roofed brick dwelling in the Federal style. The front facade features an elaborate two-story porch with cast-iron decoration in a grape-vine pattern that was added possibly in the 1850s. Also on the property are the contributing 1 1/2-story, brick slave quarters / smokehouse / dairy (c. 1820); one-story, log meat house; frame octagonal icehouse; 3 1/2-story, three-bay, gable-roofed, stone granary (1850s); a 19th-century, arched. stone bridge; family cemetery; and 19th century stone wall.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[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. ^ Geoffrey B. Henry (April 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Rose Hill Farm". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo