Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House

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Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House
Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House is located in West Virginia
Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House
Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House is located in the US
Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House
Location County Route 13 south of Union, near Union, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°34′30″N 80°32′19″W / 37.57500°N 80.53861°W / 37.57500; -80.53861Coordinates: 37°34′30″N 80°32′19″W / 37.57500°N 80.53861°W / 37.57500; -80.53861
Area 8 acres (3.2 ha)
Built 1770
Architectural style Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 93001358[1]
Added to NRHP December 2, 1993

Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House, also known as "Willowbrook," is a historic home located near Union, Monroe County, West Virginia. The house began as a pioneer log fort built by six families in 1770. After 1855, it was enlarged to a large 2 1/2-story, five bay, "T"-shaped dwelling with a two-story rear wing. It is s covered with board-and-batten siding in the Gothic Revival style. The front features a two-story gable end porch built about 1900. Also on the property is a contributing smokehouse.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[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. ^ Ronald L. Riplev (June 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Byrnside-Beirne-Johnson House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.