Boyd Tavern (Albemarle County, Virginia)
Boyd Tavern (Ablemarle County, Virginia)
Boyd Tavern, January 2014.
|Location||VA 616, Boyd Tavern, Virginia|
|Area||3.1 acres (1.3 ha)|
|Architectural style||2 story side gabled|
|NRHP reference #||09000919|
|Added to NRHP||November 12, 2009|
|Designated VLR||September 17, 2009|
Boyd Tavern, also known as Old Boyd Tavern, Watson's Ordinary, and Shepherd's Inn, is a historic tavern located in Boyd Tavern, Albemarle County, Virginia. It was built about 1831, and is a two-story, two-over-two, three bay double pile frame structure. It sits on a fieldstone foundation and has a side gable roof. A one-story addition was built in the early-20th century. The property includes a family cemetery used by the Shepherds, owners of the property from the mid-1800s to 1937. The building housed a tavern, store, and post office at various times until 1937, when it became a single family dwelling. The house was renovated in 1978.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12.
- Marcia L. Buck (September 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Boyd Tavern" (PDF). and Accompanying five photos
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