Scottsville Historic District

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Scottsville Historic District
Victory Hall in Scottsville, a contributing property to the district
Scottsville Historic District is located in Virginia
Scottsville Historic District
Location VA 6, Roughly bounded bb the James River, Town Limit, the Riverview and Mount Walla, Oakwood and Cliffsiede, and Chester, Scottsville, Virginia
Coordinates 37°47′58″N 78°29′34″W / 37.79944°N 78.49278°W / 37.79944; -78.49278Coordinates: 37°47′58″N 78°29′34″W / 37.79944°N 78.49278°W / 37.79944; -78.49278
Area 315 acres (127 ha)
Built 1741 (1741)
Architectural style Federal, Colonial Revival, Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76002093, 04000034 (Boundary Increase)[1]
VLR # 298-0024
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 30, 1976, February 11, 2004 (Boundary Increase)
Designated VLR April 20, 1976, December 3, 2003[2]

Scottsville Historic District is a national historic district located at Scottsville, Albemarle County and Fluvanna County, Virginia. The district encompasses 153 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 4 contributing structures in the town of Scottsville. The district includes commercial, residential, religious, factory and warehouse buildings in a variety of popular architectural styles including Federal, Georgian, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, Prairie, Colonial Revival, and Craftsman. Notable buildings include Scottsville High School (1920), Riverview (1817), Chester (1847), Belle Haven (c. 1880), Oakwood (c. 1900), Herndon House (1800), The Tavern (mid-1700s), Scottsville Presbyterian Church (1832), Disciples Church (1846), Coleman's Store (1914), and the Fore House (1732). Located in the district and separately listed are Cliffside and Mount Walla.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, with a boundary increase in 2004.[1]


  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 05-12-2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (April 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Scottsville Historic District". , Barbara Venerus (December 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Scottsville Historic District (Boundary Increase)". , Accompanying four photos, and Accompanying map

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