Clarke–Palmore House

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Clarke–Palmore House
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Clarke–Palmore House is located in Virginia
Clarke–Palmore House
Clarke–Palmore House is located in the US
Clarke–Palmore House
Nearest cityRichmond, Virginia
Coordinates37°30′28″N 77°24′24″W / 37.50778°N 77.40667°W / 37.50778; -77.40667Coordinates: 37°30′28″N 77°24′24″W / 37.50778°N 77.40667°W / 37.50778; -77.40667
Area10.3 acres (4.2 ha)
Built1819
ArchitectClarke, John W.; Parlmore, John W.
NRHP reference #04000576[1]
VLR #043-0085
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 2, 2004
Designated VLRMarch 17, 2004[2]

The Clarke–Palmore House, also known as Clarke Home, was built as a brick farmhouse in 1819 and expanded in 1855. Its first floor level, built in 1819, is described as being American bond brickwork of 3 to 5 stretcher courses between each header course. Its upper level, built in 1855, is of American bond with 6 to 7 stretcher courses between each header course.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1][3]

The house and pumphouse on its property are "a reminder of Henrico County's agricultural past."[3] They are owned by Henrico County and open to the public for events and by appointment as a 1930s period farmhouse.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b c Susan Reed Smither (January 29, 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Clarke-–almore House / Clarke Home" (PDF). Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. Retrieved 2010-05-08. and Accompanying four photos at Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission, undated

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