Battersea (Prairieville, Alabama)

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Battersea
Battersea.jpg
Battersea in 2008
Battersea (Prairieville, Alabama) is located in Alabama
Battersea (Prairieville, Alabama)
Battersea (Prairieville, Alabama) is located in the US
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
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 Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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.