Breckinridge Mill

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Breckinridge Mill
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Northern side
Breckinridge Mill is located in Virginia
Breckinridge Mill
Breckinridge Mill is located in the US
Breckinridge Mill
Location W of Fincastle on VA 600, 7850 Breckinridge Mill Rd., near Fincastle, Virginia
Coordinates 37°29′55″N 79°54′40″W / 37.49861°N 79.91111°W / 37.49861; -79.91111Coordinates: 37°29′55″N 79°54′40″W / 37.49861°N 79.91111°W / 37.49861; -79.91111
Area 4.4 acres (1.8 ha)
Built 1822 (1822), 1900
Architectural style Queen Anne
NRHP reference # 80004172, 02000588 (Boundary Increase)[1]
VLR # 011-0187
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 30, 1980, May 30, 2002 (Boundary Increase)
Designated VLR May 20, 1980, March 17, 1999[2]

Breckinridge Mill, also known as Howell's Mill and Breckinridge Mill Complex, is a historic grist mill complex located near Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia. The mill was built about 1822, and is a 3 1/2-story, brick structure. The mill was converted to apartments in 1977. Associated with the mill are two contributing wood-frame, late 19th-century sheds. Also associated with the mill is the miller's or Howell house. It was built about 1900, and is a two-story, Queen Anne style frame structure with a T-plan and gabled roof. The mill was built for James Breckinridge (1763-1833) and replaced an earlier mill erected by him in 1804.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, with a boundary increase in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (May 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Breckinridge Mill" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. , Calder Loth and Jean McRae (April 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Breckinridge Mill Complex Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. , and Accompanying photo[permanent dead link]